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This is the moving story of how Jackie Robinson became the first black player on a Major League baseball team when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s, and how on a fateful day in Cincinnati, Pee Wee Reese took a stand and declared Jackie his teammate. Illustrated with a blend of historic photographs and eloquent watercolors by Paul Bacon.

  • Author: Peter Golenbock
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Published: August, 1992
  • Dimensions: 11 x 0.1 x 8.4 inches
Player Biography

In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the major leagues’ unwritten color barrier, becoming the first black player in the 20th century. Teammate and Hall of Famer Duke Snider called him “the greatest competitor I’ve ever seen.” Robinson was selected by Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey not only for the skills he brought to the field, but also those he possessed off it. A man of great character, Robinson lettered in four sports at UCLA before becoming an officer in the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1997, Robinson was honored posthumously when Major League Baseball universally retired his uniform number, 42.

Harold “Pee Wee” Reese captained the dominant Brooklyn Dodgers teams of the 1950s, as a symbol of strength and unity – both on and off the field. An outstanding defensive player, Reese led the National League in putouts four times, double plays twice, fielding percentage and assists once each, while forming one of baseball’s top double-play combinations with Jackie Robinson. Their relationship drew national attention during Robinson’s 1947 barrier-breaking season when Reese offered public support of baseball’s first African-American teammate.

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This is the moving story of how Jackie Robinson became the first black player on a Major League baseball team when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s, and how on a fateful day in Cincinnati, Pee Wee Reese took a stand and declared Jackie his teammate. Illustrated with a blend of historic photographs and eloquent watercolors by Paul Bacon.

  • Author: Peter Golenbock
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Published: August, 1992
  • Dimensions: 11 x 0.1 x 8.4 inches
Player Biography

In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the major leagues’ unwritten color barrier, becoming the first black player in the 20th century. Teammate and Hall of Famer Duke Snider called him “the greatest competitor I’ve ever seen.” Robinson was selected by Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey not only for the skills he brought to the field, but also those he possessed off it. A man of great character, Robinson lettered in four sports at UCLA before becoming an officer in the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1997, Robinson was honored posthumously when Major League Baseball universally retired his uniform number, 42.

Harold “Pee Wee” Reese captained the dominant Brooklyn Dodgers teams of the 1950s, as a symbol of strength and unity – both on and off the field. An outstanding defensive player, Reese led the National League in putouts four times, double plays twice, fielding percentage and assists once each, while forming one of baseball’s top double-play combinations with Jackie Robinson. Their relationship drew national attention during Robinson’s 1947 barrier-breaking season when Reese offered public support of baseball’s first African-American teammate.

Men's Jerseys

JERSEY SIZE 40 44 48 52 56 60
Size Equivalent S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
Chest 34 - 36" 38 - 40" 42 - 44" 46 - 48" 50 - 52" 54 - 56" 58 - 60"
Waist 28 - 30" 32 - 34" 36 - 38" 40 - 42" 44 - 46" 48 - 50" 52 - 54"
Hip 34 - 36" 38 - 40" 42 - 44" 46 - 48" 50 - 52" 54 - 56" 58 - 60"