42 Rare And Iconic Photos of Jackie Roosevelt Robinson

Jackie Robinson wore number 42 when he color barrier with the Dodgers and a number that has since been permanently retired from baseball. This year Jackie would’ve been 96 years old and so we’d like to pay tribute to him by posting 42 of his most iconic photos.

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