Friday, March 31

The long autumn of Jackie Robinson

From TRUE: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson, by Kostya Kennedy. Copyright © 2022 by the author and reprinted by permission of St. Martin’s Press.

Game 6, 1956 World Series, Brooklyn

It was the bottom of the 10th inning, two outs, scoreless, and the Dodgers had Jim Gilliam on second base and Duke Snider on first.

Jackie Robinson was coming up to face the Yankees’ Bob Turley for the fifth time in the game.

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