Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson (HM200S)

Location: Daytona Beach, FL 32114 Volusia County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 12.561', W 81° 1.004'

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A Gifted Athlete

—Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —

Jackie Robinson Excelled As An All-Round Athlete. He Demonstrated Exceptional
Athletic Ability From An Early Age, Combined With A Fierce Competitive Nature And
Will To Win.
Some Have Called Jackie Robinson The Greatest American Athlete, Arguing That He Was Actually Better At Track And Field, Football And Basketball Than Baseball. As A Student At UCLA, Jackie Robinson Became The First Athlete To Win Varsity Letters In Four Sports: Baseball (1940), Basketball (1940), Football (1939 & 1940), Track And Field, (1940). In 1940, He Won The National Colligate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Championship In Long Jump.

May 7, 1938: Pasadena Junior College
Jackie Robinson Established A National Junior College Record In Long Jump With A Jump Of 25 Feet 6 ½ Inches.

Jackie Robinson Was Inducted Into The UCLA Sports Hall Of Fame On June 10, 1984, As A Charter Member And The National Baseball Hall Of Fame In 1962.


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Photo courtesy of the Baseball Hall Of Fame Library, Cooperstown, NY
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HM NumberHM200S
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Placed ByDaytona Beach , Florida
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Date Added Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 498373 N 3231180
Decimal Degrees29.20935000, -81.01673333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 12.561', W 81° 1.004'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 12' 33.66" N, 81° 1' 0.24" W
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Area Code(s)386
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42 Orange Ave, Daytona Beach FL 32114, US
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