Some experts argue that Robinson did not live in the East Flatbush house when he broke baseball’s color barrier in 1947. However, City Councilman Jumaane Williams, D-Brooklyn, said at a news conference there Monday, even if that’s true, the Hall of Famer ended segregation in the neighborhood.
“Young people can walk by here, and I think their chest will go up a little bit more and their head will go up a little bit more, their pants might come up a little bit more,” Williams told reporters, including WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane.
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