Nation celebrates anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking the color barrier in baseball

May 1997
Jet;05/05/97, Vol. 91 Issue 24, p46
Looks at the celebration of the anniversary of Jackie Robinson held at New York's Shea Stadium on his 50th anniversary of his breaking the color barrier. President Bill Clinton's appearance with Jackie Robinson's widow, Rachel Robinson; The announcement that Jackie Robinson's jersey number 42 would be retired by all major league teams; The 1997 baseball season dedicated to Jackie Robinson.


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