The desegregation of american baseball a jackie robinson story
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Interesting jackie robinson facts for kids jackie robinson starred in the jackie robinson story robinson was the first african-american in the baseball hall. When jackie robinson broke the color line, he started a process of integration in baseball and society that impacted blacks and latinos alike. A long way from home: the untold story of baseball’s desegregation jackie robinson broke baseball’s color line in 1947, but it took another generation of black.
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