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Jackie Robinson
photo credit: CindyCelebs
Age 53
Birthday 31 January, 1919
Birthplace Cairo, Georgia, USA
Died 24 October, 1972
Place of Death Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality American
Occupation Baseball
Claim to Fame Brooklyn Dodgers
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Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) second baseman who became the first African American to play in the major leagues in the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. The Dodgers, by playing Robinson, ended racial segregation that had relegated black players to the Negro leagues since the 1880s. Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.

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