12/13/1924 - 9/29/2014
Remembering the life, death and Major League Baseball legacy of George Shuba
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - George "Shotgun" Shuba, a member of the 1955 World Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers who was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson, died Monday. He was 89.
The Los Angeles Dodgers said Shuba died at his home in Youngstown, Ohio. No cause of death was given.
Shuba, who was white, congratulated his teammate on the Montreal Royals near home plate after Robinson hit a three-run homer on April 18, 1946, off Jersey...