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Tue, 1957-01-22

On January 22, 1957, an article in Look Magazine reveals the retirement of Jackie Robinson. The Brooklyn Dodgers’ great had actually decided to retire prior to the December trade that would have sent him to the New York Giants, but waited to announce his retirement in Look.

 

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