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Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Major League Baseball

April 12, 1997 – November 11, 1997

American History Museum
14th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: 2nd Floor, West Wing

This showcase, featuring Robinson's uniform shirt, Rookie of the Year button, & photos, explores his career and its historical significance in spawning racial integration in American sports. The exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of Robinson's first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947.