houstonian wrote:James Lofton, Stanford would have been my guess. But it is further validation of Jack Robinson's greatness. He played baseball with track and field intensity. Beautiful.
If you're ever in New York when the Mets are playing, you need to go to CitiField to see the Jackie Robinson Rotunda. Among the many giant photos ringing the Rotunda is a great one of Jackie long jumping at the L.A. Coliseum while he was at UCLA.