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The View from Ebbets Field, 60 Years after Jackie Robinson Broke Baseball’s Color Barrier

by 11/10/2008
Neighborhood: Across the River, Brooklyn

Photo by Cannon Kinnard The faded green sign at 1700 Bedford Avenue that reads “NO BALL PLAYING” has had tenants of Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field Apartments laughing at the irony, as they walk across the street to Jackie Robinson Park to play ball. This is the former site of Ebbets Field baseball park; home of the […]