Birth Month
Star Type

Jackie Robinson (98)

Baseball Player

Born:

January 31, 1919

Cairo, Georgia, USA

Died:

October 24, 1972 (Age: 53)

Stamford, Connecticut, USA

He was the first black Major League Baseball player of the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Negro League - Kansas City Monarchs (1945). International League - Montreal Royals (1946). Major League Baseball - Brooklyn Dodgers (1947-1956). He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. In 1997, Major League Baseball retired his uniform number, #42, across all major league teams.

Jackie Robinson
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