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Jackie Robinson Museum opens after 14 years of planning

Public domain image of Jackie Robinson from the LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection at The Library of Congress. Photo by LOOK Magazine photographer Bob Sandberg

NEW YORK (AP) – Long dreamed about and in development for longer than the big league career of the man it honors, the Jackie Robinson Museum opened Tuesday in Manhattan with a gala ceremony attended by the widow of the barrier-breaking ballplayer and two of his children.

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