Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson (HM201A)

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

N 29° 12.569', W 81° 1.003'

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Exceptional Athletic Ability

—Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —

Jackie Robinson Demonstrated Exceptional Athletic Ability, A Fierce Competive Nature And A Will To Win. It Has Been Suggested That Jackie Robinson Could Have Mastered Any Game. 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 & Field (1940). On The Court, Jackie Robinson Was Referred To As "One Of A Kind " Athlete, Easily Outplaying Other College Students. He Was Signed To The Los Angeles Red Devils. One Of A Number Of Area Barnstorming Teams, Prior To Being Inducted Into The Army in 1942.
1940 And 1941: UCLA Basketball Jackie Robinson Led The Southern Division Of The Pacific Coast Conference In Scoring In Both 1940 (12.4 Average In 12 League Games) And 1941 (11.1 Average In 12 League Games).
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 NumberHM201A
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Placed ByDaytona Beach , Florida
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Date Added Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 498375 N 3231195
Decimal Degrees29.20948333, -81.01671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 12.569', W 81° 1.003'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 12' 34.14" N, 81° 1' 0.17999999999999" 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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