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Jackie Robinson’s Unforgettable Season of Baseball in Montreal

Jackie Robinson’s unforgettable Season of Baseball in Montreal recounts this extraordinary tale of mutual admiration and courage, from Robinson’s signing with the Royals in October 1945 through to the team’s memorable victory in the final game of the championship series of baseball’s International League in October of the following year. In the summer of 1946, the city of Montreal made history, as Jackie Robinson played his first games and the Royals became the focus of considerable attention throughout North America. The special relationship that Robinson developed with Montrealers has been described as love at first sight.

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