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Robinson Becomes a Dodger - Front-Page News

When Jackie Robinson was called-up from the Montreal Royals (the Dodgers' farm club) to the Brooklyn Dodgers (a Major-League team), the news quickly traveled around the country.

This image depicts a front-page story, in the Sports Section, which the New York Times ran on April 11, 1947. 

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Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.

 

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