Jackie Robinson (19191972) was a Baseball Hall of Famer who broke the sports color barrier. In 1947, Robinson became the first African American Major League ballplayer of the modern era and, in recognition of his accomplishments both on and off the field, every Major League Baseball team has retired his number 42. IMPORTANT TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY JACKIE ROBINSON ON HIS RECENT INDUCTION INTO THE BASEBALL HALL OF FAME ONE MONTH BEFORE HIS CEREMONY. Important typed letter signed by, Jackie, on his recent induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame one month before his ceremony: Many thanks for your nice card. I received many congrats on the Hall of Fame. I tried to get to each one. I havent been to Arizona in a long time and I dont know when I shall be there again. If I didnt send you my thanks earlier, please accept this as an expression of my appreciation. Robinson had encouraged voters of the Hall of Fame to evaluate his candidacy solely on the basis of his on-field merits, rather than on his cultural impact as the first black Major Leaguer, and he was elected on the first ballot. The item “Jackie Robinson Typed Letter Signed On His Recent Induction into Hall of Fame” is in sale since Thursday, December 6, 2018. This item is in the category “Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Baseball-MLB\Other Autographed MLB Items”. The seller is “grayautographs” and is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Product: Letter
- Player: Jackie Robinson
- Sport: Baseball-MLB
- Autograph Authentication: RR Auction
- Team: Brooklyn Dodgers
- Original/Reprint: Original