Looking Black On Today: ​August 2, 1982 – The U.S. Postal Service Commemorated Jackie Robinson

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Looking Black on today, the U.S. Postal Service released a 20-cent stamp commemorating baseball great Jackie Robinson as the 5th in the annual Black Heritage series of stamps. The first day of issue ceremonies was held at the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.

There were three stamps issued by the US Postal Service to commemorate baseball giant and civil rights activist, Jackie Robinson. The first stamp was 20-cent  issued August 2, 1982. The second stamp was issued on February 18, 1999, and is 33-cents. The third stamp is also a 33-cent stamp and shows him fielding. It was issued on July 6, 2000.

 

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Three Stamps Were Issued to Commemorate Jackie Robinson

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