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07/30/06 — Just like Jackie Robinson

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Just like Jackie Robinson

By Kenneth Fine
Published in Sports on July 30, 2006 2:19 AM

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson made his major league debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, becoming the first black man in the game's long history to stand in the batter's box. Nearly 60 years later, 125 Goldsboro children sported his...

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