• Created Date
  • 1945
  • Description
  • Photograph of baseball player Jackie Robinson in his Kansas City Monarchs uniform. He faces left and smiles. He wears a baseball glove on his left hand. Grandstands rise behind him. Robinson played shortstop for the Negro League's Kansas City Monarchs in 1945. He became the first black man to play major league baseball in the twentieth century when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. Library of Congress, Prints and Photogra... more
    Photograph of baseball player Jackie Robinson in his Kansas City Monarchs uniform. He faces left and smiles. He wears a baseball glove on his left hand. Grandstands rise behind him. Robinson played shortstop for the Negro League's Kansas City Monarchs in 1945. He became the first black man to play major league baseball in the twentieth century when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Visual Materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records, LC-USZ62-119886. less
  • Rights
  • Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC