Pasadena, California: Heroic Heads of the Robinsons

Mack and Jackie Robinson, sports heroes and racial barrier-breakers, are immortalized by having their heads made really big. The 9-ft. tall bronzes were dedicated in 1997, sculpted by artists Ralph Helmick and John Outterbridge. Mack worked for the city of Pasadena after his Olympic career.

Address:
99 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena, CA
Directions:
In Centennial Square, on the southwest corner of E. Holly St. and N. Garfield Ave., across the street from Pasadena's gaudy city hall.
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Heroic Heads of the Robinsons

Nice!

[Pat Campbell, 05/03/2010]

Mack and Jackie Robinson, sports heroes and racial barrier-breakers, have been immortalized by bronze versions of their heads made really, really big. Nine feet tall, bigger-than-you bronze sculpture big.


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