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Jackie Robinson Spring Training

Robinson Made History in Florida Before He Made History in Brooklyn

Christopher Lamb | Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports
Christopher Lamb

On March 4, 1946, Jackie Robinson arrived for his first day of spring training in Sanford, Florida, with the Montreal Royals, the Brooklyn Dodgers' AAA team. He was trying to become the first player in six decades to make the roster of a Major League team.