MSNBC Commentator Al Sharpton was among those in the national media who covered the death of George Shuba in 2014 with a story about the 1946 handshake with Jackie Robinson.

The gesture “was a huge moment for baseball and an even bigger one for the country,” Sharpton said.

Later, he added, “He’ll always be remembered for how he took the fight against racial injustice into his own hands with that handshake.” 

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