42 Things You Didn't Know About Jackie Robinson

He was traded to the New York Giants.

Before the 1957 season, Robinson was actually traded to the Giants in what would be their last season in New York before moving to San Francisco. However, the trade was never finalized as Robinson had secretly retired. The reason the Dodgers were caught off guard by Robinson's sudden retirement was because he'd agreed to exclusively reveal his resignation through, the now defunct, Look Magazine.

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