Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
“Above anything else, I hate to lose.”
Jackie Robinson at UCLA and at home in Connecticut
Photo courtesy of the Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, NY
Erected by Daytona Beach, Florida.
Location. 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. Early Beginnings (here, next to this marker); Breaks Major League Baseball Color Barrier (here, next to this marker); Jackie And Rachel Robinson Arrive In Daytona Beach (here, next to this marker); First Spring Training (here, next to this marker); Rachel Robinson (a few steps from this marker); Jackie's First MLB Spring Training Game (a few steps from this marker); Mary McLeod Bethune (a few steps from this marker); Exceptional Athletic Ability (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
More about this marker. This Daytona Beach Ballpark is named 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 brake the color barrier in major league baseball. On October 22, 1998, this stadium was added
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Sports •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on September 18, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 26, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.