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Jackie RobinsoJackie Robinson - the first African-American to play in the major leagues, in 1947. He endured physical and verbal abuse on and off the field, showing remarkable courage, while helping pave the way for the civil rights movementn - Brooklyn Dodgers

Jackie Robinson (1919-1972)

Jackie RobinsoJackie Robinson - the first African-American to play in the major leagues, in 1947. He endured physical and verbal abuse on and off the field, showing remarkable courage, while helping pave the way for the civil rights movementn - Brooklyn Dodgers

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Jackie Robinson and family, 1949. Photo by Nina Leen.

Jackie Robinson and family, 1949. Photo by Nina Leen.

Jackie Robinson steals home - 76 Great Moments in Sports - Photos - SI.com

Jackie Robinson steals home - 76 Great Moments in Sports - Photos - SI.com

... no words. absolutley no words could describe my respect for jackie robinson after i watched this movie. #42

The TIME Vault: September 24, 1973

... no words. absolutley no words could describe my respect for jackie robinson after i watched this movie. #42

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

"42 The True Story of an American Legend" (The Jackie Robinson Story) - Opens in theaters April 12, 2013!

"42 The True Story of an American Legend" (The Jackie Robinson Story) - Opens in theaters April 12, 2013!

Jackie Robinson Quote

Jackie Robinson Quote

July 3, 1962 - Jackie Robinson became the first African American to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

July 3, 1962 - Jackie Robinson became the first African American to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Today, April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Unfortunately this day didn't change people's attitudes & he still had to endure immense racism from businesses, "fans", and fellow players as well; and he did it all with grace. Happy Jackie Robinson Day.

Today, April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Unfortunately this day didn't change people's attitudes & he still had to endure immense racism from businesses, "fans", and fellow players as well; and he did it all with grace. Happy Jackie Robinson Day.

Jackie Robinson in a rundown

Jackie Robinson in a rundown

“I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag. I know that I am a black man in a white world. I never had it made.” Jackie Robinson 1972 (25yrs after he intergrated baseball)

“I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag. I know that I am a black man in a white world. I never had it made.” Jackie Robinson 1972 (25yrs after he intergrated baseball)

Jackie Robinson (whose plaque is shown here) was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on January 23, 1962. Fifty years ago!

Jackie Robinson (whose plaque is shown here) was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on January 23, 1962. Fifty years ago!

Jackie Robinson stealing HOME! Check out the batter; he doesn't seem to notice that Jackie is about to slide right under him!

Jackie Robinson stealing HOME! Check out the batter; he doesn't seem to notice that Jackie is about to slide right under him!

Natonal League- Brooklyn Dodgers: Jackie Robinson and from the American League…

Natonal League- Brooklyn Dodgers: Jackie Robinson and from the American League…

"God built me to last" Jackie Robinson quote via www.Facebook.com/IncredibleJoy

"God built me to last" Jackie Robinson quote via www.Facebook.com/IncredibleJoy