Jackie Robinson: Baseball Player

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When people see or hear the number 42, they think of one person-Jackie Robinson. He was not just a baseball player, he was the baseball player that was not afraid to break through the color line. Jackie Robinson was the first African American male to play on a major league baseball team- the Dodgers. By Robinson playing on this team ended racial segregation that had held African American players to make their own league to enjoy the sport of baseball. It was a true stepping stone and it got Jackie Robinson into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. Yet, what Jackie was mostly known for his non-violent actions during his time on the Dodgers. During his time on the team, Jackie go things thrown at him and racial slurs yelled at him. He also not

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