Jackie Robinson's First Day (April 15, 1947) Premium Poster Print - Photofile Inc.

Jackie Robinson's First Day (April 15, 1947) Premium Poster Print - Photofile Inc.

  • USD $54.95
Publisher: Photofile Inc., Made in USA!
Size: 20" x 24"
Condition: Brand New! Printed on premium-quality matte photographic stock.

Item #: PF-L027

One of the most famous images in baseball history! After decades of segregation, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Branch Rickey broke ranks and brought Jackie Robinson from the Negro Leagues to the Major Leagues, smashing the color barrier that kept African-Americans off the big stage. After a year in the minors, Jackie took the field in the big leagues for the first time on April 15, 1947 - and, to a standing ovation, scored the winning run! While even some teammates rejected Robinson's mere presence in the clubhouse, three of the classiest Dodgers of all-time showed true humanity and solidarity, boldly joining Jackie on the top step of the dugout. Spider Jorgensen, Pee Wee Reese, and Eddie Stanky, as true stand-up gentlemen, were also a minority that day in Flatbush.

For the first time ever, this legendary moment is available poster-sized for your wall! Exclusive to SportsPosterWarehouse.com, it features a crystal-clear reproduction of the Hall of Fame photo in classic sepia-tone black & white. For fans of Jackie, the Dodgers, baseball history, and American history, this print deserves a nice frame and a prominent place on your wall! Printed from the original photographic negative, and complete with official MLB Properties serialized hologram, this is both a stunning piece for any fan, and a valuable collector's item for years to come.

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