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Jackie Robinson Stadium is a baseball stadium in Los Angeles, Californiamarker. It is the home field of the University of California, Los Angelesmarker college baseball team, the UCLA Bruins. The stadium holds 1,250 people, which makes it the smallest baseball venue in the Pac 10 Conference. It opened for baseball in 1981. It is named after former Bruin baseball player Jackie Robinson, who was the first African-American professional baseball player of the modern era.

Robinson was the school's first athlete to win varsity letters in four sports: baseball, basketball, football and track.

It is located off-campus on the West side of the Interstate 405 freeway on the grounds of the Los Angeles Veterans Health Administration. The Steele Field was dedicated in honor of the Steele Foundation on May 3, 2008, prior to a game against Arizona State for its support of the stadium.

The stadium is not the same as the Jackie Robinson Field at Brookside Park, next to the Rose Bowlmarker where the Bruins play home football games, in Pasadena, Californiamarker.

Players

Many outstanding baseball players have played on the Steele Field, including the following Major League Baseball players:



See also

References

  1. A Visitor's Guide to America's New Year Celebration


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