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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum

 
 
Jackie Robinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 14, 2017
1. Jackie Robinson Marker
Inscription.
May 7, 1938
Pasadena Junior College
Jackie Robinson established a
National Junior College record
in long jump with a jump of
25 Feet 6½ inches

 
Erected by Daytona Beach, Florida.
 
Location. 29° 12.56′ N, 81° 1.003′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from East Orange Avenue 0.1 miles east of S, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker located in Jackie Robinson Ballpark and Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 E Orange Ave, Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Gifted Athlete (here, next to this marker); Willie O’Ree (a few steps from this marker); Exceptional Athletic Ability (a few steps from this marker); Roberto Clemente (a few steps from this marker); Althea Gibson (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackie Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Sports Memories (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Beginnings (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker. This Daytona Beach Ballpark is named
Jackie Robinson Marker (Reverse Side) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 17, 2017
2. Jackie Robinson Marker (Reverse Side)
Inscription same as front side
in honor of famed major league baseball player Jackie Robinson. In 1946, Daytona Beach was the only city along the spring season circuit to allow Robinson to play. This event helped Robinson to eventually break the color barrier in major league baseball. On October 22, 1998, this stadium was added to the United States National Register of Historic Places.
 
Categories. African AmericansSports
 
Jackie Robinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 14, 2017
3. Jackie Robinson Marker
Jackie Robinson Statue Located in front of Jackie Robinson Ballpark image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 17, 2017
4. Jackie Robinson Statue Located in front of Jackie Robinson Ballpark
Jackie Robinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 14, 2017
5. Jackie Robinson Marker
Jackie Robinson Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 14, 2017
6. Jackie Robinson Dedication Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 20, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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