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Object Name: Commemorative cane
Date: ca. 1949
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Medium: Metal, plastic, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 35 x 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 in. (88.9 x 2.8 x 4.4 cm)
Description: Jackie Robinson.
Credit Line: Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Object Number: 2010.24.124
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In 1954, Jackie Robinson became the first African-American baseball player in the major leagues, playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers. This cane was one of a number which were sold as souvenirs at the Dodgers' home stadium, Ebbets Field.