George Shuba-Jackie Robinson famed handshake to be immortalized with statue in Youngstown
George Shuba-Jackie Robinson famed handshake to be immortalized with statue in Youngstown 1YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A quiet moment in baseball history is being remembered in a statue honoring an Ohio native. George Shuba, who was born and raised in Youngstown, stood on deck for the Montreal Royals on April 18, 1946, with Jackie Robinson at the plate. Robinson, playing in his International League debut, broke the color barrier in …
News story posted on 2019-12-03T15:30:00.0000000Z