Jackie Robinson Ballpark

Jackie Robinson Ballpark (tmp-a7a79)

Location: Daytona Beach, FL 32114 Volusia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 12.553', W 81° 0.961'

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Site of
the first racially integrated professional
baseball game in modern history

March 17, 1946

Jackie Roosevelt Robinson, a member of the International League's Montreal Royals, integrated professional baseball by playing in a spring training exhibition game between the Royals and the Brooklyn Dodgers on March 17, 1946.

Robinson' s appearance marked the first time an African American player in the International League since 1889, and the first time an African American played along side whites in a professional baseball game since the 1890s.

Dated this 17th day of March, 1996

Marker placed by
City of Daytona Beach

Baron H. "Bud" Asher

City Commissioners
Christine Travis · George Burden
Tracey Remark · Yvonne Scarlet-Golden
Darrell P. Hunter · Charles W. Cherry, Sr.

City Manager
Carey F. Smith
HM Numbertmp-a7a79
Year Placed1996
Placed ByHistoric Preservation Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 9:35pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 498443 N 3231165
Decimal Degrees29.20921667, -81.01601667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 12.553', W 81° 0.961'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 12' 33.18" N, 81° 0' 57.66" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)386
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 Orange Ave, Daytona Beach FL 32114, US
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