In this July 20, 1962, file photo, baseball player Jackie Robinson embraces Branch Rickey in New York. Rickey was general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers when Robinson was hired.
In this July 20, 1962, file photo, baseball player Jackie Robinson embraces Branch Rickey in New York. Rickey was general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers when Robinson was hired. Associated Press
In this July 20, 1962, file photo, baseball player Jackie Robinson embraces Branch Rickey in New York. Rickey was general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers when Robinson was hired. Associated Press

When Jackie Robinson worked in Atascadero

April 29, 2013 5:33 PM

About the Colony

Lon Allan

Lon Allan has lived in Atascadero for nearly five decades, and his column is published every week. Reach him at 805-466-8529 or leallan@tcsn.net .