20¢ Jackie Robinson (Black Heritage Series) approved stamp art by Jerry Pinkney, 1982

Loan from United States Postal Service, Postmaster General’s Collection
March 22, 2022
Media Photo/Video

Photos for News Media Use Only

Addthis Share Tools

Illustration of Jackie Robinson
Loan from United States Postal Service, Postmaster General’s Collection

20¢ Jackie Robinson (Black Heritage Series) approved stamp art by Jerry Pinkney, 1982
Scott Catalogue USA 2016

The Jackie Robinson stamp issued in 1982 was the first U.S. issue ever to honor a specific baseball player. It was also the fifth issue in the new Black Heritage series. Beneath Robinson’s portrait is a vignette of him stealing home plate at Ebbets Field against the Boston Braves, August 22, 1948.

Loan from United States Postal Service, Postmaster General’s Collection

SI-82-2022

Download (1.66 MB)