Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson was born January 31 1919 and was the first African American to play Major League Baseball.

Jackie broke the baseball color barrier when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15 1947

The Dodgers by signing him heralded the end of racial segregation in professional Baseball.

He had a ten year career and won the rookie of the year in 1947

He was a six time all star and won a World Series and he was inducted into the hall of fame in 1962


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