Remembering No.42, Jackie Robinson

Remembering No.42, Jackie Robinson

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In remembrance, baseball’s annual tribute to the great Jackie Robinson

One of the highlights of the start of the Major League Baseball season is their celebration of Jackie Robinson, the first American Black man to play Major League Baseball, breaking their color line the way other color lines in America, such color lines in education, voting, employment that were imposed upon Black Americans throughout time, have been broken.

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Remembering No. 42, Jackie Robinson

Imagined being offered the career opportunity of lifetime with one catch--you had to hold your...

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African-American presence in MLB declines as Jackie Robinson is celebrated

This past Saturday, April 15, marked the 70th anniversary of the Major League Baseball debut of Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson.

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Jackie Robinson’s limited legacy

Every April 15, baseball rightly celebrates Jackie Robinson’s debut as the first African-American major leaguer.