42 Rare And Iconic Photos of Jackie Roosevelt Robinson

Jackie Robinson wore number 42 when he broke the color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947, and in 1997, the MLB officially retired his uniform number across all teams in the league in honor of the 50th anniversary of that historic game. In celebration of Robinson and his momentous first game 70 years ago today, we present 42 rare and iconic photos of the baseball legend.

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