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When baseball celebrated Babe Ruth Day in every ballpark, Jackie Robinson was making history

Just as baseball was poised to see if the Brooklyn Dodgers would field the first african-american player in modern history, The Sporting News was using big headline type to promote “Babe Ruth Day.” The event was an unprecedented effort to honor Ruth in all major league ballparks on the same day at the same time.

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