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Summary Of Jackie Robinson: Breaking The Color Barrier

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In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier that not only changed baseball, but changed the culture and society of America itself. Jackie Robinson was not only a great baseball player, he was a great man who had enormous amounts of courage and pride. He took verbal beatings whenever he traveled with the Dodgers. Sometimes, the Dodgers were not able to stay at their usual hotels because they would not allow black people to stay in them. Jackie took the baseball diamond during a time when prejudice and racial segregation were common in America, and nobody thought much of it. Jackie expanded the fanbase of the Brooklyn Dodgers, since most blacks looked to Robinson for courage, and they saw Jackie as a hero. At first, most people were against
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