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Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play in modern MLB with Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947; batted more than .300 for 1949-1954; retired after 1956 season.

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Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) - an American baseball player who, (in April of 1947), became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. By 1949, he had won the National League Most Valuable Player Award.

Jackie RobinsoJackie Robinson - the first African-American to play in the major leagues, in 1947. He endured physical and verbal abuse on and off the field, showing remarkable courage, while helping pave the way for the civil rights movementn - Brooklyn Dodgers

Jackie Robinson - first African American to play in the Major Leagues. Arguably the greatest baseball player of all time, but no question he was the most inspirational. He played 5 varsity sports in college at the division 1 level.

“He led America by example. He reminded our people of what was right and he reminded them of what was wrong. I think it can be safely said today that Jackie Robinson made the United States a better nation.” – American League President Gene Budig