Jackie Robinson

By Brianna Ellison

Basic Information

Born: January 31, 1919

Died: October 24, 1972

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was an American Major League Baseball second baseman who became the first African American to play in the major leagues in the modern era.


I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
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in 1982 he was the first MLB player to appear on U.s. postal stamp.
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