Jackie Robinson

The First: By Hawkin Lolley

The First Ever

Jackie Robinson was the first ever African-American to make it to the Majors. He won the National League Rookie of the year. He won the National League MVP in 1949. He had a batting average of .342, the best in the league at that time, he also led agin with 37 steals, and 124 runs. He won the Sporting News Rookie of the year. He played his whole 10 year career with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Jackie Robinson

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