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Jackie Robinson's first Major League game...



Item # 671919

April 12, 1947

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts,  April 12, 1947  Page 5 has a report headed: "Robinson Drives In Three Runs, But Is Hitless" which begins: "Jackie Robinson's debut in a major league uniform wasn't as suspicious as his initial appearance in organized baseball last year but the negro infielder of the Brooklyn Dodgers handled himself as well as could be expected..." with a bit more. This notable report records Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball.
Eight pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 299 (released for October, 2020)...

Category: The 20th Century