Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, MLB, Baseball, Jackie Robinson, Segregation
Major League Baseball (Organization); Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972; African American baseball players; Racism; Segregation
On Tuesday, April 15, President Clinton will go to New York and Shea Stadium for ceremonies commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking of the color line in major league baseball. On that date in 1947 Robinson played for the Brooklyn Dodgers in their opening day game against the Boston Braves at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Jackie Robinson" (1997). On Sport and Society. 124.