Jackie Robinson made history in 1947 when he broke baseball’s color barrier to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was named Rookie of the Year in 1947, NatiJackie Robinson made history in 1947 when he broke baseball’s color barrier to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was named Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955. Here are a few other things that you might not know about Jackie Robinson. 1... The post 10 Facts About “Jackie Robinson”…
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06 Jul 42: Army Lieutenant John Roosevelt Robinson (baseball legend Jackie Robinson), one of the 761st "Black Panther" Tank Battalion's few African-American officers, refuses orders to sit in the back of a military bus at Fort Hood, Texas. He is subsequently court martialed, but the charges will be dropped because the order is a violation of War Department policy prohibiting racial discrimination in recreational and transportation facilities on all Army posts. #WWII
A Moment In Black History Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 - October 24, 1972); A baseball player who became the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball. He was an athlete, business executive, and civil rights leader.