1994 Jackie Robinson Foundation Awards Dinner Program and Auction Catalog.
Lot 357. 1994 Jackie Robinson Foundation Awards Dinner Program and Auction Catalog. A 60-page program provides the details concerning this Awards Dinner on March 14, 1994, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. For the 13th year, Bill Cosby, who is pictured, served as host. Rachel Robinson, Robinson’s widow who created the foundation in his name, is also pictured. Among the award recipients, all pictured with biographical sketches, are Pat Riley, head coach of the New York Nicks; Jack Welch, GE Chairman, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympic Gold Medalist. The program also has a full-page action photo of Jackie Robinson. The 12-page Sports Memorabilia Silent Auction Catalog offered 48 lots of sports and non-sports items, including Robinson’s bat used in a 1964 old-timers game. This group also includes a tri-fold brochure on The Jackie Robinson Foundation, a registration form for the dinner and an envelope for mailing it. Each item is nm. Minimum Bid $20.