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Special Exhibit of Jackie Robinson Memorabilia: Wednesday, April 22

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, marked the 68th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the major league color barrier. Jackie Robinson Day has been celebrated annually since 2004 by Major League Baseball players, coaches, managers and umpires, who don #42 on their jerseys in honor of Robinson and his historic career. In recognition of Jackie Robinson Day, the History Department and the Bentley Library are very pleased to host a special one day only exhibit of Jackie Robinson memorabilia. The collection will be on view in the McGladrey Art Gallery on Wednesday, April 22nd, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The exhibit will showcase a collection of photographs, autographs, baseball cards, sports magazines, and Brooklyn Dodgers World Series materials assembled by Dr. Stephen Schlein. Dr. Schlein's collection has previously been exhibited at the Brooklyn Historical Society, the Museum for the City of New York, the Sports Museum of America (NYC), The JFK Library & Museum, and Fenway Park. We hope that you can make it to this special showing.

Jackie Robinson Collection with Dr. Stephen Schlein
Wednesday, April 22
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
McGladrey Art Gallery, Bentley Library

Jacking Robinson holding a baseball bat