April 15, 1947: Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers
On this day in 1947: Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color line and became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball.
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My special needs son, who is obsessed with baseball, asked me if today was Jackie Robinson Day. Huh? What? I don’t know. I don’t think so. Well heck, guess what? It is. He is always right.
“There isn’t a way things should be. There’s just what happens, and what we do.”