Jackie Robinson – Nike

Nike has frequently helped to ensure that the legacy of Jackie Robinson lives on. For Jackie Robinson Day, Nike made a t-shirt for use by its athletes that promotes equality, a tenet Jackie Robinson relentlessly fought for.

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Jackie Robinson’s 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers contract sells for $276K

Jackie Robinson’s 1949 contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers sold for $276,000 early Monday morning. The price paid was more than 20 times what was paid in 2000 ($13,558) for a large collection of Robinson’s items auctioned off by his widow, Rachel. “Jackie Robinson is a name that transcends sports fandom, which gave this contract a

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Statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled at Dodger Stadium

After all the lovely words had been spoken, the blue curtain raised, and the majestic statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled, his daughter reflected on a day she called powerful and inspirational. “It was wonderful,” Sharon Robinson said, “to share that with Mom.” Rachel Robinson is 94. She celebrated Saturday by sharing stories with Vin Scully,

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Museum Part of Big Year for Robinson’s Legacy

NEW YORK — This was already an especially big year for the Jackie Robinson family, with next month’s 70th anniversary of the breaking of baseball’s color barrier, the dramatic unveiling of No. 42’s statue on April 15 at Dodger Stadium, and the 95th birthday of Jackie’s wife, Rachel, in July. It just got a lot

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Old Jackie Robinson Contracts on Display at Busch This Week

What’s called the sports equivalent of the Emancipation Proclamation will be on display Thursday and Friday at Busch Stadium – two baseball contracts signed by Jackie Robinson, one of which led to the breaking of baseball’s color barrier. Entrepreneur Mykalia Kontilia purchased them three years ago and is using them to launch his new auction

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Jackie Robinson – Shinola

Jackie Robinson was featured in Shinola’s Great Americans Series which promotes the legacies of some of America’s most formative activists. The collection also featured specialty items such as a journal, bat, and baseball. The series was also featured by Forbes Magazine. Read more on FORBES

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Jackie Robinson – Topps

Topps created new baseball cards of one of the most famous baseball players of all time, Jackie Robinson. These cards commemorate some of the biggest plays and moments of Robinson’s incredible and courageous career.

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Jackie Robinson – Sony

Sony video game MLB The Show excited its players by announcing that Jackie Robinson would be available as an unlockable player to add in Franchise mode. The groundbreaking player is one of the few with a 99 rating in the game.

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Jackie Robinson – Mazda

Mazda sought to highlight “Creativity. Conviction. Courage.” when they released the new Mazda3. Highlighting Jackie Robinson alongside Frank Lloyd Wright and Bruce Lee helped make that vision a reality.

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