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Title
Jackie leaves for spring training
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Eccles, William
Date Created and/or Issued
1950
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Jackie Robinson left Los Angeles today (Sunday) via United Air Lines for Vero Beach, Florida, to report for spring training practice with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Robinson has been in Hollywood working on the Jackie Robinson story. Delay in shooting final film scenes caused him to report late. A mortal sin in annals of baseball. Robinson said, "I'm late for practice because the club manager gave me special permission to finish final outdoor film scenes which were held up by bad weather." Photo dated: March 6, 1950.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00053942
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 8621.
CARL0000057474
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/19863
Subject
Robinson, Jackie,--1919-1972
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Baseball
Baseball players
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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