Jackie Robinson Rank
About Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson was an American baseball player known as the first African American to play in the Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.
In 1947, he received the inaugural MLB Rookie of the Year Award and was the National League Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1949, the first African American player to be given that award. In 1997, the MLB honored him by retiring his jersey number, 42, and creating the Jackie Robinson Day, when all players wear the number 42. He was posthumously honored with both the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
In 1946, he married Rachel Robinson, with whom he fathered three children.
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Famous quotes by Jackie Robinson
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.Jackie Robinson
I guess you'd call me an independent, since I've never identified myself with one party or another in politics. I always decide my vote by taking as careful a look as I can at the actual candidates and issues themselves, no matter what the party label.Jackie Robinson
I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson's Popularity
Jackie Robinson was a famous American baseball player, who was born on January 31, 1919. As a person born on this date, Jackie Robinson is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (January 31) and the 1st most popular for the year (1919).
People born on January 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Jackie Robinson is the 8th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Jackie Robinson's birthday, Jackie Robinson is the 49th most famous American.
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