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    1947 Jackie Robinson's First Major League Game Ticket Stub. Arguably the most important ticket stub, from an historical perspective, of baseball in the twentieth century. The provided artifact allowed one lucky spectator to witness the breaking of the paradoxically entitled "Gentleman's Agreement," which had banned non-whites from Major League Baseball for decades, as Jackie Robinson took to Ebbets Field on Opening Day, 1947. The stub presents wonderfully, with Brooklyn Dodgers president Branch Rickey's facsimile signature at bottom reminding us that the bravery was not just Robinson's alone. Verso exhibits very mild glue staining from scrapbook removal, but there is no paper loss whatsoever.

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