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    "Throughout his career, and even after he left Montreal, Robinson expressed appreciation for the people here, crediting their enthusiasm and openness as the catalyst for his All-Star career." and

    "Robinson tried to explain that he had a train to catch, and began running towards the station. The crowds dashed after him. Jackie’s friend Sam Maltin, who was working as a stringer for the Pittsburgh Courier, famously described the scene by writing, “it was probably the only day in history that a black man ran from a white mob with love instead of lynching on his mind.”"

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