70 years ago today when Jackie Robinson broke the color line at Red Wings Stadium

70 years ago today, Jackie Robinson became the first African-American minor leaguer to play in Rochester. That night, the injured Robinson took infield practice before a near-record crowd of 13,386. In 2008, I wrote essays about the event: one for About Time Magazine and a shorter one for Black History Month for the Democrat and Chronicle. (BELOW). … Continue reading 70 years ago today when Jackie Robinson broke the color line at Red Wings Stadium