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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.

99 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena, CA
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


[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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