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Jackie Robinson
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Jackie Robinson


: 31 January 1919


: Aquarius


: 24 October 1972


: 53 years


  • Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was an American professional baseball second baseman who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era
When was Jackie Robinson born?31 January 1919
When did Jackie Robinson die? / Died24 October 1972
How many years did Jackie Robinson live? / Lived53 years
Zodiac sign:Aquarius

Jackie Robinson facts

  • Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947
  • The Dodgers, by signing Robinson, heralded the end of racial segregation in professional baseball that had relegated black players to the Negro leagues since the 1880s
  • Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962
  • Robinson had an exceptional 10-year baseball career
  • He was the recipient of the inaugural MLB Rookie of the Year Award in 1947, was an All-Star for six consecutive seasons from 1949 through 1954, and won the National League Most Valuable Player Award in 1949—the first black player so honored
  • Robinson played in six World Series and contributed to the Dodgers' 1955 World Series championship
  • In 1997, MLB "universally" retired his uniform number, 42, across all major league teams; he was the first pro athlete in any sport to be so honored
  • MLB also adopted a new annual tradition, "Jackie Robinson Day", for the first time on April 15, 2004, on which every player on every team wears No
  • 42
  • Robinson's character, his use of nonviolence, and his unquestionable talent challenged the traditional basis of segregation which then marked many other aspects of American life

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