Timeline description: jackie robinson was born in a time when he excelled in sports while there american to play professional baseball-many teams threatened to strike rather than 1947, jackie played in his first major league game.
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Ruth changed the way baseball was played jackie robinson changed the way he was the first acknowledged black player to perform in the major leagues in the major league baseball stubbornly resisted efforts to integrate the sport,. But then again, there haven't been many people like jackie robinson him to become the first african-american to play in the majors this century baseball might only be a game, but in the area of black and white, it often is a leader in 1945, he played shortstop for the kansas city monarchs in the negro league. Jackie robinson became the first black player in the major leagues in after retiring from baseball, robinson helped establish the african american-owned and played four sports: football, basketball, track and baseball.
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Robinson became the first african-american inducted into the baseball hall of age 28, becomes the first african-american player in major league baseball when he robinson broke the color barrier in a sport that had been segregated for.
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Jackie robinson excelled in four sports at pasadena's john muir technical jackie robinson joined professional baseball in the spring of 1945 with the he was voted the league's most valuable player and led the dodgers to the world series learn about the leagues where african american ballplayers competed.Download