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Jackie Robinson died of diabetes at the age of 53 on October 24, 1972
Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play in baseball's major leagues in the modern era. Only white players were accepted in the major leagues until 1947, when Jackie Robinson was called up to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He made his... More>>

Jackie Robinson - Wikipedia


Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American ...... Robinson always considered his business career as advancing the cause of black people in...

Jackie Robinson, First Black in Major Leagues, Dies


October 25, 1972. OBITUARY. Jackie Robinson, First Black in Major Leagues, Dies. By DAVE ANDERSON. Jackie Robinson, who made history in 1947 by ...

Jackie Robinson Death - famously-dead.com


Here on famously-dead.com, you can view information about Jackie Robinson's death and other famous deaths. You can view by name or by cause of death.

Rachel Robinson reflects on her life with Jackie and the movie 42 ...


Apr 11, 2013 ... Rachel and Jackie Robinson were married from 1946 until 1972, when Jackie died at the age of 53. Rachel is now 90, and she still comes to ...

Jackie Robinson - Baseball Player - Biography.com


Aug 22, 2016 ... Jackie Robinson became the first black player in the major leagues in 1947, signing with the ... A Voice for African-American Athletes; Causes and Legacy; Videos; Related Videos ... Robinson died in Connecticut in 1972.

11 Things You May Not Know About Jackie Robinson - History in the ...


Jan 31, 2014 ... Jackie Robinson's accomplishments on and off the field opens doors for all .... The FBI investigated after Robinson received death threats.

Jackie Robinson - Black History - HISTORY.com


Jackie Robinson, Baseball, Civil Rights Movement, Black History Month ... hate mail, and death threats–commanded the admiration of whites as well as blacks ...

Jackie Robinson's death - LA Times


Nov 10, 2014 ... Read the full 1972 obituary: Baseball Immortal Jackie Robinson Dies.