The Los Angeles Dodgers unveiled a statue on Saturday honoring trailblazer Jackie Robinson, Major League Baseball's first African American player.
Five years ago, the new ownership group of the Los Angeles Dodgers aspired to unveil a statue of Jackie Robinson at Dodger Stadium.
The bronze statue weighs 800 pounds and is eight feet tall.
The life-size statue, which sits in the left field reserve area, is the first statue honoring a former player in the history of Dodger Stadium. It is the first statue at Dodger Stadium.
The family shared numerous photos of Robinson with Cadet. Robinson went 0-for-3 in his debut, won 5-3 by the Dodgers. Robinson, after his historic career, became a vocal champion for civil rights and other social and political causes by joining the NAACP and helping establish the African-American Freedom National Bank. He used to come home and say, 'I got a standing ovation today.' He'd be shocked.
Robinson's place in baseball history is well-known and rightfully revered. "That was the element I spent the most time on to capture an expression that would be happening in that moment".
Robinson would also look to the front offices and he would be saddened. He would retire following 1956.
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"Baseball really has achieved a coming together of people over the 70 years and continuing that great impact on society", David Robinson said.
That legacy also will be continued by the Jackie Robinson Foundation, which has provided financial and mentorship support to 1,500 students over the last four decades. While integrated teams had played together up until the late 1800s, the move by Robinson into Major League Baseball helped them transition from their "whites only" policy which had been practiced for more than 60 years.
Jackie Robinson grew up in Pasadena, and he met his wife at UCLA in 1941.
Sharon Robinson views the statue as a fitting connection between her father's local roots and his 10-year Hall of Fame career spent in NY.
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