On June 24, 1947 Jackie Robinson stole home for the 1st time in his career. He later stole base 19 times in his career. The following video was his most famous steal in the World Series versus the New York Yankees.
OTD in sports history June 24, 1947.. Jackie Robinson steals home for 1st of 19 times (this video is from his most iconic steal in the World Series) ?? pic.twitter.com/JKwamutCQP
— George Jarjour (@gjarjour) June 24, 2020
Think about how hard it is to steal home. And Jackie Robinson did it 19 times?! I don’t think I have seen 19 stolen bases at home in my life. Just another reminder Jackie Robinson was an absolute beast.