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Jackie Robinson - the first African-American to play in the major leagues, in 1947. He endured physical and verbal abuse on and off the field, showing remarkable courage, while helping pave the way for the civil rights movement. During and after his playing days, he joined picket lines and marches, wrote a newspaper column that attacked racism, and raised funds for the NAACP
This is an exceptional 1910-20’s Spalding Baseball Uniform. This vintage baseball relic is a matching jersey and pants in an unusual color combination. The material is a light tan wool with dark green pin striping. A lighter green felt emblem is sewn onto the left chest. Made of the highest quality, the pullover jersey features the Spalding cloth patch and the same patch is also found in the pants.