Tag: Jackie Robinson

Get In The Game

Life is not a spectator sport. If you’re going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you’re wasting your life. American baseball player and sportscaster, Jackie Robinson, was born on this day in 1919 (died 1972) Robinson was the first African American player to play major …

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365 Things I Believe: Get in the Game

Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson the first African American to play Major League Baseball was born on this day in 1919. (d. October 24, 1972). He broke the color barrier when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. 365 Things I Believe is a revisioning of a year long web project. I initially launched the …

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