Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers · Player that integrated Major League baseball. · National League Rookie of Year - 1947 · National League Most Valuable Player Award - 1949 · Six time selection to National League All-Star team
26 August the first televised Major League baseball game is broadcast on station the station that was to become WNBC-TV. Announcer Red Barber called the game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York.
1978 Blue Jays tickets: "Found these while sorting through some old boxes.. That price should be applicable for watching today's Jays games...lol." - Courtesy of Robin Lee.
Tom Henke - Courtesy of Toronto Public Library & the Toronto Star Archives - 1985
Surveying his new domain: Roy Hartsfield, field manager of the new Toronto Blue Jays, gets his first look at the team's home, CNE Stadium. Hartsfield, who previously managed a minor league team in Hawaii, says his first priority will be to acquire coachers, players for new ball club. He has recruits in mind - Courtesy of Toronto Public Library & the Toronto Star Archives - 1976
Two winners: Television commentator Tony Kubek presents American League 1979 rookie-of-year award to Jays' shortstop Alfredo Griffin prior to yesterday's game at Exhibition Stadium. Griffin shared award with John Castino of Minnesota. Kubek won the award in 1957 - Courtesy of Toronto Public Library & the Toronto Star Archives