The cover of Life magazine features a portrait of American baseball player Jackie Robinson (1919 - 1972) during the filming of 'The Jackie Robinson Story,' a movie about his career, California, May 8, 1950. The headline reads 'Star...More
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A general view of the ROBIE award at the The Jackie Robinson Foundation Annual Awards' Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on March 4, 2013 in New York City.
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The Tampa Bay Rays gather on the pitchers mound in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox on April 16, 2010 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Tampa Bay Rays wore the number 42 to honor Jackie Robinson.
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Tommy Lasorda, signs a certificate after a Congressional Gold Medal that was posthumously given to baseball player Jackie Robinson, at a ceremony in the Rotunda.
Former Brooklyn Dodger, baseball legend, Jackie Robinson flanked by 2 South End section workers, Olivia Rorie (L) & Mrs. William C. Kite, after speaking at annual dinner at First Presbyterian Church.
Jackie Robinson, named General Manager as they formed the Brooklyn Dodgers football team, poses with Sol Rosen, left, and Jerry Jacobs on May 3, 1966 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
NBC News -- MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM 1968 -- Pictured: (l-r) NBC News' Merrill 'Red' Mueller, son David Robinson, baseball player Jackie Robinson during an interview at Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington...More
American professional baseball player Jackie Robinson (1919 - 1972) (left), who famously broke the Major League Baseball color barrier in 1947, appears on the CBS television program 'The Ed Sullivan Show' with host Ed Sullivan (1901 -...More
Jackie Robinson and his wife and family celebrate after his election to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January,1962 in their home in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
Jackie Robinson poses with his family and the National Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee plaque. Jackie Robinson played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947-1956.