TITLE

Remembering The Legacy Of A Baseball Pioneer

AUTHOR(S)
Hoffman, Melody K.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Jet;4/16/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 15, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the fiftieth anniversary of Jackie Robinson's entrance into Major League Baseball in his first outing as a Brooklyn Dodger on April 15, 1947. The effects of Robinson's legacy are discussed and the question of whether his legacy has been lost on the current generation are presented. Comments from Jimmie Lee Solomon, executive vice president of baseball operations for Major League Baseball, are presented.
ACCESSION #
24660715

 

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