Jackie Robinson – First African American Baseball player

Jackie Robinson as a super star Baseball player was born on January 31, 1919 in New York City. He was first African American baseball player in majors in 20th c

Jackie Robinson – First African American Baseball player


4 February 2013 - 3:14 am

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Jackie Robinson as a super star Baseball player was born on January 31, 1919 in New York City. He was first African American baseball player in majors in 20th century. The baseball color line was changed when Robinson joins with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. He end racial segregation to the American Baseball league because of his unquestionable achievements. From 1949 to 1954, he was awarded for six consecutive All-Star Games. Robinson was selected as the most valuable player by National leagues for increasing batting average to 342 in 1949.

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