Jackie Robinson: 42 Rare and Iconic Images

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson did the impossible by breaking the color barrier in the major leagues. He paved the way for many of the all-time greats and was also one himself, the stats speak for them self – 10 seasons for the Brooklyn Dodgers, NL Rookie of the Year in 1947, MVP in 1949, lef the Dodgers to six league pennants, a World Series title in 1955 and first ballot Hall of Famer in 1962. Along with his ability on the field Jackie was a leader in the civil rights movement alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On this Jackie Robinson Day we honor the legend by taking a look at his most iconic images along with a handful of rare images that you may have not seen.

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