Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.  Robinson broke the baseball color line when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. 
Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was the first African-American Major League Baseball (MLB) player of modern times. Robinson broke the baseball color barrier when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. He was the first black man to openly play in the major leagues since the 1880s.
Jackie Robinson became the lead singer of The Pioneers in 1967.  Robinson recorded extensively with The Pioneers for the next twenty years and still performs with the group. He also recorded solo material, including the "Over & Over" single in 1968, and "Heart Made of Stone" in 1970.
Jack Roosevelt Robinson, dit Jackie Robinson, né le 31 janvier 1919 à Cairo en Géorgie et mort le 24 octobre 1972 (à 53 ans) à Stamford dans le Connecticut, est un joueur américain de baseball ayant évolué dans la Ligue majeure de 1947 à 1956.
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Robert Jackson Robinson, nicknamed "Jack" or "Jackie", was an American Baptist pastor, theologian and college basketball player who competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Robinson was a graduate of Baylor University in Waco Texas. Robinson was an All-American basketball player, 1946–1948, while at Baylor University. Awarded the Jack Dempsey outstanding athlete award in 1947, he won a gold medal as an outstanding guard on the 1948 Olympic basketball team in London. During the Olympics h...
Between 1953 and 1974, Robinson was minister of First Baptist Church of Augusta, a church of some 3,600 members, where the Southern Baptist Convention was organized in 1845.
Robinson died in Augusta, Georgia, on February 8, 2022, at the age of 94.
Jackie Robinson (born May 20, 1955) is an American former professional basketball player. Contents 1 Career 1.1 Retirement 2 References 3 External links Career A 6'6" forward from UNLV, Robinson played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1979 to 1981 as a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, Detroit Pistons, and Chicago Bulls.
Jackie Robinson Day. Jackie Robinson Day is a traditional event which occurs annually on April 15 in Major League Baseball (MLB), commemorating and honoring the day Jackie Robinson made his major league debut. Celebrated at MLB ballparks, on that one day, all players, coaches, and managers on both teams, and the umpires, wear Robinson's uniform ...