“In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson”

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Courtesy Museum of the City of New York/Frank Bauman for Look Magazine In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait of a Baseball LegendJackie Robinson 1949 Photograph by Frank Bauman for Look MagazineMuseum of the City of New York. The Look Collection, Gift of Cowles Magazines, Inc.

Time Out says

In honor of Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday, MCNY presents 30 black-and white photographs taken for Look Magazine of Robinson with his family and Dodgers teammates. Shot sometime between 1949 and 1953, the photos paint a somewhat idealized version of Robinson at a point when he was routinely subjected to racist taunts, death threats and disdain from fellow players. Nevertheless, these images—some never seen before—offer a unique look at the baseball and civil rights legend who de-segregated major league baseball in 1947. The images are joined here by additional rarities from MCNY’s collection, including little-seen footage of Robinson, and other memorabilia.    

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Event website: http://www.mcny.org
Event phone: 212-534-1672

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