Jackie Robinson’s widow sends touching letter to team JRW

Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers, 1954. Photo via Wikimedia Commons: Bob Sandberg, Library of Congress

Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers, 1954. Photo via Wikimedia Commons: Bob Sandberg, Library of Congress

Jackie Robinson’s widow counts herself as one of Jackie Robinsons West’s fans.

92-year-old Rachel Robinson wrote a letter to JRW’s right fielder Pierce Jones, congratulating the team on their success.

The letter reads, in part: “Thank you for upholding the legacy of my husband jack, your namesake, through your hard work, dedication and excellent teamwork.”

Click here to read the full letter: Letter from Rachel Robinson to JRW

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  • Gill Whitelow

    I am glad to know that the rich conditions has been care on over all these years your daddy Joseph would be very proud of you al the late alderman Wilson Frost to Mr. Haley is smiling in heaven ivwish that we can bring this great victory to other black community

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