Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson’s Reflections On His Time as a U.S. Army Lieutenant

November 9, 2017 - Jackie Robinson

After OCS some of us were assigned to the provisional truck battalion at another section of Fort Riley, and I was made morale office.

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2017 JACKIE ROBINSON DAY ACTIVITIES & DETAILS

April 14, 2017 - Events, Jackie Robinson

   All Players to Once Again Wear Number ‘42’ on April 15th with Clubs Hosting On-field Ceremonies at Ballparks Additional Details Include the Inaugural ‘Trailblazer Series’ in Compton, Jackie Statue Unveiling, Special MLB Network Programming & MLB.com Coverage Major League Baseball today announced special activities around Jackie Robinson Day on Saturday, April 15, 2017, which […]

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9 Things You May Not Know About Jackie Robinson

April 14, 2017 - Jackie Robinson

Seventy years ago, Jackie Robinson stepped foot onto Ebbets Field as a Brooklyn Dodger for the first time, breaking the color barrier in baseball and changing the sport forever. Most people know him as the first African-American baseball player in Major League history, but few know that he was also much more: a veteran, a business man and a civil rights activist. He championed the right to first-class citizenship for all Americans.

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