Jackie Robinson with Phillies manager Ben Chapman, Philadelphia, PA, May 10, 1947.
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Jackie Robinson with Ben Chapman

Credit: Image Donated by Corbis - Bettmann

Jackie Robinson's entrance into the Major Leagues wasn't easy, and no team was harder on him than the Phillies. After publicly taunting Robinson, Phillies' manager Ben Chapman was forced by Commissioner Happy Chandler to take this photograph to create the image that black ballplayers would be welcome in Philadelphia.

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