Jackie Robinson - The first African-American to play in the Baseball major leagues, in He endured physical and verbal abuse on and off the field, showing remarkable courage, while helping pave the way for the civil rights movement - Brooklyn Dodgers
Jackie Robinson - first African American to play in the Major Leagues. Arguably the greatest baseball player of all time, but no question he was the most inspirational. He played 5 varsity sports in college at the division 1 level.
This is Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Jackie Robinson broke the Color Barrier in the MLB, becoming the first black player in history. He paved the way for many black players throughout the and today.
Jackie Robinson steals home plate against Yogi Berra during Game 1 of the 1955 World Series on Sept. The Brooklyn Dodgers lost the game but went on to beat the New York Yankees in the series. Robinson broke the color barrier in the major leagues on April
Jackie Robinson holds his son, Jackie Jr., as he sits with his wife Rachel on the front steps of their home in Jackie Jr. struggled with drug addiction as a young man and was killed, at just 24 years old, in a car accident in