Thursday, January 31, 2008

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play Major League Baseball, was born on this date in 1919. Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 and played for the team for nine years. He was voted the National League’s Most Valuable Player in 1949, and he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. Robinson died October 24, 1972.


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Anonymous said...

Jackie Robinson RULED!!!!


Anonymous said...

Jackie Robinson Rocked!!!!!!!!!


Anonymous said...

Jackie is such a great role model...He was mine.

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