Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American ... In 1997, MLB retired his uniform number 42 across all major league teams; he was the first pro athlete in any sport to be so honored. MLB also adopted a ...
42 is a 2013 American biographical sports film written and directed by Brian Helgeland about the racial integration of American professional baseball by player Jackie Robinson, who wore jersey number 42 through his ...
Biography ... In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the ... 42: The Jackie Robinson Story See more » ...
Jan 18, 2018 ... Jackie Robinson became the first black player in the major leagues in 1947, signing ... In 1972, the Dodgers retired his uniform number of 42.
Here are 42 facts to celebrate the legendary athlete. 1. Jack "Jackie" Roosevelt Robinson was born on January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia. Shortly after his birth ...
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives,” Jackie ... On April 15 each season, every team in the majors celebrates Jackie Robinson Day in honor of when he truly ... "42", Jackie Robinson and The Baseball Hall of Fame.
We compare the 42 movie to the 42 true story as we examine the real Jackie Robinson, Branch Rickey, Rachel Isum and other characters from the movie.
Career: 137 HR, .311 BA (95th), 734 RBI, 2B/3B/1B, HOF in 1962, 1949 NL MVP, 1947 ML RoY, 6xAllStar, Dodgers 1947-1956, b:R/t:R, 1x BA Leader.