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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
Roy Campanella, American, 1921 - 1993  Search this
Pee Wee Reese, American, 1918 - 1999  Search this
Duke Snider, American, 1926 - 2011  Search this
Preacher Roe, American, 1916 - 2008  Search this
Gilbert "Gil" Ray Hodges, American, 1924 - 1972  Search this
Carl Anthony Furillo, American, 1922 - 1989  Search this
Los Angeles Dodgers, American, founded 1883  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 11 1/16 × 14 in. (28.1 × 35.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
New York City, Brooklyn County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Black and white photograph of Jackie Robinson with teammates of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Seven men total, standing with one leg out of the dug out (man on left has his PR leg out of the dug out with no glove on, while the other six men on the right have their PL leg out of the dugout and gloves on their PL hands, resting on their knees. From left to right: Carl Furillo, Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Preacher Roe, Gil Hodges. Their uniforms are all white, with Dodgers written diagonally across the front with their numbers in the bottom right corner of the jersey. Each individual is wearing a baseball cap with a "B" on the front of the crown. There is a handwritten note, in blue ink, across Jackie Robinson's (second from left) chest, reading "Jackie/ Robinson/ at/ Ebbets/ Field/ in (illegible)/M J." On the reverse, also in blue ink, in the bottom right hand corner, reads "Jackie Robinson & "Compy" Brooklyn Dodger/1948?"
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Men  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gifted with pride from Ellen Brooks
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture