Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play Major League Baseball. He played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947-1956. He was the first black player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Jackie Robinson: A Trailblazer in Baseball
Major League Baseball: The highest level of professional baseball in the United States and Canada. Brooklyn Dodgers: A professional baseball team located in Brooklyn, New York. Hall of Fame: A place to honor people who have excelled in their field or sport.
Jackie Robinson's jersey number '42' was retired by the entire MLB in 1997. Jackie Robinson's daughter, Sharon, is a film producer and director. In his first season with the Dodgers, Jackie stole home plate an incredible 19 times!
What famous baseball player broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball?
What was Jackie Robinson's number when he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers?
Who was Jackie Robinson?
- A baseball player
- A doctor
- A teacher
- A farmer
What team did Jackie Robinson play for?
- The New York Yankees
- The Brooklyn Dodgers
- The Chicago Cubs
- The Boston Red Sox
What was Jackie Robinson's jersey number?
How does Jackie Robinson's legacy still impact us today?
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