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Bearing the Glory: Jackie Robinson’s 1949 MVP Award

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Jackie Robinson was just named National League Most Valuable PLayer for 1949. Asked how he felt about the honor, how he felt on this, the greatest day of his professional life, Robinson said: “The sooner I can get out of baseball, the better.”

Imagine having the best day of your life taken from you like that. (READ THE FULL STORY ON PLATE COVERAGE)

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Posted on January 17, 2017, in The Rest: Everything Baseball. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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