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In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers

September 19 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until September 22, 2019

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street Upper East Side
New York    + Google Map

Free with museum admission

In honor of the centennial of Jackie Robinson’s birth, see some 30 images of the first African American in Major League Baseball and the Dodgers taken for Look magazine. Along with these stunning black-and-white images from the Museum’s collection, many never before seen, the exhibition features memorabilia and rare footage of the Robinson family, as well as the published magazines, which provide a window into the media’s portrayal of this groundbreaking figure through the lens of the day’s popular picture press.

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