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Jackie Robinson’s first trip to Philadelphia – May 9, 1947 – 73 years ago today

Today mark’s the 73rd Anniversary of Jackie Robinson‘s first trip to play in Philadelphia at Shibe Park when the Brooklyn Dodgers came to town to play the Philadelphia Phillies. It was the first game of a 4-game series between the red hot league-leading Dodgers against a lower-ranked Phillies team. Embed from Getty Images Yes, controversy happened in Philadelphia with regards […]