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August 10, 2011

Meeting Jackie Robsinson

Don Mesibov went to Boston University in the 60s. His goal was to be a sports announcer. In his junior year, he heard that his hero, Jackie Robinson, was going to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Days later,  Don heard that Jackie Robinson was coming to town, so he grabbed his audio gear. He tracked down the ballplayer and spent 45 minutes conducting his dream interview. It's a day he'll never forget, and fifty years later, he still has the tape to prove it happened. 

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