Category Archive: Articles.Jackie-Robinson-Perspectives-on-42

These articles originally appeared in SABR’s “Jackie: Perspectives on 42” (2021), edited by Bill Nowlin and Glen Sparks.

Jackie Robinson and Baseball Owners

Jackie Robinson and Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley…

Managing History: Jackie Robinson and Managers

Jackie Robinson, right, shakes hands with manager Leo Durocher…

Jackie Robinson and the Decline of the Negro Leagues

A portrait of the 1945 Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro American…

Jackie Robinson's Faith Sustained Him During Unrelenting Turmoil

Brooklyn Dodgers President Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson,…

Jackie Robinson and Civil Rights: From 1947 Until His Death

Jackie Robinson speaks to a reporter during the August 28,…

The Black Knight: A Political Portrait of Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson, center, shows his son Jack Jr. and the son…

Jackie Robinson, Republican

Nelson Rockefeller stands with Jackie Robinson, who served…
Jackie: Perspectives on 42

'The Necessities': Al Campanis's Moment of Truth

April 6, 1987, was a slow news day. President Reagan spoke…

Of Memory and Mystery Guests: Jackie Robinson, Soupy Sales, and 'What's My Line?'

Publicity photo of Jackie Robinson as an ABC broadcaster for…

Not an Easy Tale to Tell: Jackie Robinson on Stage and Screen

  Actor Chadwick Boseman portrayed Jackie Robinson…

Jackie Robinson and Journal Square

“Heroes get remembered. But legends never die.” So says…

The Jackie Robinson Foundation: A Legacy of Excellence and Impact

Jackie Robinson and young fan, Stephen Rozansky in 1951 at…

The 'Strike' Against Jackie Robinson: Truth or Myth?

This article was honored as a 2018 McFarland-SABR Baseball Research…

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