Jackie Robinson is a courageous figure in baseball history. In the beginning, in the year 1947 Robinson broke the color barrier to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers, he made baseball history. Next, being a very talented player Robinson won the National Rookie Award. He also helped the Dodgers get to the National League Championship. Jackie was full of courage's and grace when people abused him about being different from the other groups. As it said, “He’s not to respond to the abuse he would face,” Being courageous is a great trait for Jackie Robinson, he will always be a figure in baseball history.