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April 15, 1947 Boston Braves at Brooklyn Dodgers Box Score and Play by Play - Baseball-Reference.com

Box score from Jackie Robinson’s first game.

Jim Furtado Posted: April 15, 2013 at 12:29 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. RMc and the Respective Punishments Posted: April 15, 2013 at 01:00 PM (#4414527)
0-for-3? Trust me, this Robinson guy will never pan out.
   2. Cowboy Popup Posted: April 15, 2013 at 01:13 PM (#4414551)
Cool. Thanks for posting this.
   3. John Northey Posted: April 15, 2013 at 01:47 PM (#4414624)
Interesting that Robinson was involved in the 3 biggest plays by leverage index, twice positive (reaching on error and going to 2B, scoring on someone else's double) once negative (hitting into a double play).

Also odd how he was replaced in the 9th for defensive purposes.
   4. DA Baracus Posted: April 15, 2013 at 01:53 PM (#4414638)
Start Time Weather: Unknown.


I know it wasn't raining.
   5. depletion Posted: April 15, 2013 at 02:40 PM (#4414742)
Only 26,000 in attendance. Everyone was doing their taxes?
   6. vortex of dissipation Posted: April 15, 2013 at 03:33 PM (#4414814)
Also odd how he was replaced in the 9th for defensive purposes.


At first I thought it was becaue Robinson was still learning to play first base, a position he'd never played regularly before, if at all. I wouldn't be that surprised at the Dodgers lifting him for a more experienced first baseman. But looking at his game logs, it's the only time they did it. The next time he came out of a game he started before it was over wasn't until June 30, and that was in the sixth inning, so it was unlikely to be for defensive purposes.

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