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The Jackie Robinson Story

Presented by The Whiting at The Whiting, Flint MI

Feb 02 2017
The Jackie Robinson Story

It was no accident that Jackie Robinson was chosen as the first ballplayer to break the color barrier in the sport known as America’s pastime. There were plenty of good athletes in the Negro Leagues: some maybe even better than Jackie. But when Branch Rickey decided to add a black person to the Brooklyn Dodgers, he knew that individual had to be special. He had to be strong enough to stand up to the teammates who would ridicule him, the pitchers who would throw at him and the fans who would

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets are $20 each
STUDENT RUSH: For $12 each, students age 16 and older with valid student ID can purchase tickets to the best seats available on the day of the performance. Availability is not guaranteed as some performances may sell out. Limit 2 per student.

Contact: (810) 237-7333

Email: tickets@thewhiting.com

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

The Whiting

1241 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503

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PARKING INFO

Free parking is available for all performances in any surface lot on the Flint Cultural Center campus.

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