April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the segregation barrier in MLB by becoming the first African-American player in the major leagues. This event challenged the traditional basis of segregation, and contributed significantly to the Civil Rights Movement. African American, Games, Brooklyn Dodgers, Baseball, Jackie Robinson, Sports, Yogi Berra, Jackierobinson, Civil Right Movement
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's steal of home in game 1 of the 1955 World Series...The Brooklyn Dodgers vs. The New York Yankees. Yogi Berra, claims Robinson was out. This is the first time the World Series was broadcast in color on tv. The Brooklyn Dodgers won and relocated to LA in the 1957 season.