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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 runs 137
Runs batted in 734
Career heichlichts an awairds
Member o the National
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Induction 1962
Vote 77.5% (first ballot)
Military career
Allegiance  Unitit States
Service/branch  Unitit States Airmy
Years o service 1942–1944
Rank Seicont Lieutenant
Unit 761st Tank Battalion
Battles/wars Warld 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.