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Today In Sports History June 24th: Jackie Robinson Steals Home For 1st Time

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.

 

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.

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