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George Shuba, Dodgers teammate of Jackie Robinson, dies at 89
George Shuba, Dodgers teammate of Jackie Robinson, dies at 89

George "Shotgun" Shuba, a Brooklyn Dodgers teammate of Jackie Robinson whose congratulatory gesture after a Robinson home run in 1946 was captured in a photograph that signaled a changing society, has died. He was 89. Shuba, who played alongside Robinson with the Dodgers' minor league affiliate in Montreal and with the big-league club in Brooklyn, died Monday in Youngstown, Ohio. The Los Angeles Dodgers announced his death but did not disclose the cause. The image of Shuba and Robinson shaking hands at home plate after Robinson hit a home run for the Montreal Royals against the Jersey City Giants in his first professional baseball game lasted long after the moment came and...

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