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A look back at Robinson's career on Jackie Robinson day


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Bobby Ohr
April 15, 2024  (10:45)
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Today is a sacred day in the MLB as it is Jackie Robinson day, where the entire league honors the legend and his major impact on the game.

Timeless words from #Jackie42 💙

Robinson's professional career in the MLB began when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, becoming the first African American to play in the MLB's modern era. Enduring racial slurs, threats, and hostility from fans and players alike, Robinson remained steadfast, showcasing exceptional talent and sportsmanship on the field.
His impact transcended sports. Robinson's courage paved the way for other African American players to enter the MLB, catalyzing the civil rights movement. His achievements extended beyond racial integration; he was named Rookie of the Year in 1947, won the National League MVP in 1949, and secured a World Series title with the Dodgers in 1955.
Off the field, Robinson was a vocal advocate for civil rights, challenging societal norms and advocating for equality. His legacy continues to inspire generations, reminding us of the power of resilience, determination, and the ability to effect meaningful change.
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