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    Today In Dodger History: Jackie Robinson Signs With Montreal Royals

    October 23, 1945 On this day in Dodger history, Jackie Robinson signed his first professional contract with the Dodgers’ Minor League affiliate club, the Montreal Royals. The Royals were the Dodgers Triple-A affiliate from 1939 to 1960 after scouting the Negro Leagues looking for a potential player, Dodger owner and general manager Branch Rickey had […] More