Day 1171

Pee Wee Reese and Jackie Robinson

March 15th, 2015

This monument outside the Brooklyn Cyclones' stadium commemorates a storied moment in baseball history — when Pee Wee Reese stood in solidarity with his teammate Jackie Robinson against a barrage of racist taunts being hurled at Robinson by opposing fans — although the version of events presented on the monument probably isn't entirely accurate.

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