Jackie Robinson

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Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers, 1954.jpg
Robinson wi the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1954
Seicont baseman
Born: 31 Januar 1919(1919-01-31)
Cairo, Georgie
Died: 24 October 1972(1972-10-24) (aged 53)
Stamford, Connecticut
Batted: Richt Threw: Richt
MLB debut
15 Apryle, 1947, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
10 October, 1956, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB stateestics
Battin average.311
Home runs137
Runs batted in734
Career heichlichts an awairds
Member o the National
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Vote77.5% (first ballot)
Militar career
Allegiance Unitit States
Service/branch Unitit States Airmy
Years o service1942–1944
RankSeicont Lieutenant
Unit761st Tank Battalion
Battles/warsWarld War II

Jack Roosevelt Robinson (31 Januar 1919 – 24 October 1972) wis an American perfaisional basebaw player that becam the first African American tae play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modren era.[2] Robinson brak the basebaw colour line whan the Brooklyn Dodgers stairtit him at first base on 15 Apryle 1947.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Landers, Chris (July 24, 2018). "The long and winding story behind Yankee Stadium's Monument Park". MLB.com. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  2. Lamb, p. 6.