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    Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was an American baseball player who became the first black Major League Baseball player of the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

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    Jackie Robinson is a role model and a sport icon for African American athletes. He overcame the discrimination being shunned his way along with the obstacles throughout his life with the idea, eventually doing so, of becoming a professional baseball player.

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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.

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Jackie Robinson - He played in six World Series, contributed to the Dodgers' 1955 World Championship, was selected for six consecutive All-Star Games from 1949 to 1954, was the recipient of the inaugural MLB Rookie of the Year Award in 1947 and won the National League Most Valuable Player Award in 1949. Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.

Jackie 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 movement. During and after his playing days, he joined picket lines and marches, wrote a newspaper column that attacked racism, and raised funds for the NAACP

Born January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia, Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play major league baseball. Throughout his decade-long career with the Brooklyn Dodgers, he made advancements in the cause of civil rights for black athletes. In 1955, he helped the Dodgers win the World Series. He retired in 1957, with a career batting average of .311

Jackie Robinson-such an inspiring man and story! ♥

This is Jackie Robinson & Branch Rickey, 1962:

Jackie Robinson and Satchell Paige when they were both playing for the Kansas City Monarchs

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Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers, by Bob Sandberg, 1954 by trialsanderrors, via Flickr