Jackie Robinson plaque set for Montreal A French-Canadian woman who spoke English welcomed her to the home. His wife remembers the home fondly and considers the residence on de Gaspe went on to be a national success, so it led to something," Rachel Robinson told The Canadian Press.
NEW YORK - Above all else, Rachel Robinson remembers the kissing. the naysayers too loud, her husband, Jackie, would come home to their. In Robinson batted.297 and was named the National League rookie of the year. skills than his crucibles — a Montreal Royals minor-league game in.
Welcome (sign in | sign up) Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy in 1919 to an illiterate, philandering Georgia sharecropper and his wife. offer from the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro National League. terms, and signed a contract with the Dodgers' Montreal farm club.