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Daily Archives: January 31, 2018

Homerun! Let’s Celebrate Jackie Robinson’s Birthday

Homerun! Let’s Celebrate Jackie Robinson’s Birthday

Join us as we celebrate baseball star Jackie Robinson’s birthday! Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball when we joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.  Not only was he the first black athlete to play Major League Baseball, but he also set himself apart as one of the most gifted athletes