Found August 08, 2013 on Players View:
PLAYERS: Jackie Robinson
TEAMS: New York Mets

One of baseball’s finest hours is the moment that Pee Wee Reece stood in solidarity with Jackie Robinson during the clash over the sport’s integration at Crosley Field in Cincinnati.

The scene was memorialized as a statue in New York at MCU Park where the  Brooklyn Cyclones, a New York Mets minor-league affiliate, play ball.

On Wednesday as the staff filed in for work , hate speech and anti-Semitic messages and symbols(i.e. swastikas) decorated the display.

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