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Jackie Robinson - Notable Historical Events

Jackie RobinsonMar 18, 1942

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Jackie Robinson - Historical Events
Date Event
1942-03-18

2 black players, Jackie Robinson & Nate Moreland, request a tryout with the Chicago White Sox, they are allowed to work out

1945-10-23

Jackie Robinson signs Montreal Royal contract

1945-10-30

Branch Rickey signs Jackie Robinson to a Montreal Royals

1946-04-18

Jackie Robinson debuts as 2nd baseman for the Montreal Royals

1947-04-15

Jackie Robinson becomes 1st African-American to play in US major league baseball (Dodgers)

1947-04-17

Jackie Robinson bunts for his 1st major league hit

1947-05-08

A movement among Card players to protest its 1st meeting with Jackie Robinson & the Dodgers is aborted by a talk from owner Sam Breadon

1947-06-24

Jackie Robinson swipes home for 1st of 19 times in his career

1947-09-17

Jackie Robinson is named Rookie of Year by Sporting News

1947-09-19

Jackie Robinson is named 1947 "Rookie of Year"

1949-11-18

NL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP

1950-01-24

Jackie Robinson signs highest contract ($35,000) in Dodger history

1952-02-04

1st black executive of a major TV station (Jackie Robinson-WNBC NY)

1952-11-30

Jackie Robinson charges NY Yankees with racism

1953-10-08

Birmingham Alabama, bars Jackie Robinson's Negro-White All-Stars from playing there Robinson gives in & drops white players from his group

1956-12-13

Dodgers trade Jackie Robinson to Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield & $35,000 Robinson retires

1957-01-05

Dodgers' Jackie Robinson retires rather than be traded to NY Giants

1962-01-23

Bob Feller & Jackie Robinson elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1962-01-24

Jackie Robinson is 1st Black elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1987-07-14

Rookie of the Year Award is renamed to honor Jackie Robinson

1997-04-15

Baseball honors Jackie Robinson by retiring #42 for all teams

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Jackie Robinson - Notable Birthdays

Jackie RobinsonJan 31, 1919

Jackie Robinson - Birthdays
Date Event
1889-07-11

Alfred E. Green, The Jackie Robinson Story

1914-03-28

George Dockstader, The Jackie Robinson Story

1918-01-25

Ernie Harwell, 42: Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier

1919-01-31

Jackie Robinson, Ga, 1st black major league baseball player (Dodgers)

1919-01-31

Jackie Robinson, Episode #1.51

1919-10-27

Ray Bartlett, Jackie Robinson

1921-06-14

Ritter Collett, Disciples of Jackie Robinson

1922-07-19

Rachel Robinson, social activist/humanitarian/Mrs Jackie Robinson

1933-04-29

Ed Charles, Disciples of Jackie Robinson

1936-02-21

Ted Savage, Disciples of Jackie Robinson

1936-11-03

Earl Robinson, Disciples of Jackie Robinson

1939-05-02

Gates Brown, 42: Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier

1950-9-01

L. Travis Clark, The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson

1955-05-20

Jackie Robinson, Rebels on the Run: The Rise and Fall of UNLV Basketball

1981-03-16

Curtis Granderson, 42: Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier

Jackie Robinson - Notable Weddings

Jackie RobinsonFeb 10, 1946

Jackie Robinson - Weddings
Date Event
1946-02-10

1st black pro-baseball player Jackie Robinson marries Rachel Isum

Jackie Robinson - Notable Deaths

Jackie RobinsonOct 24, 1972

Jackie Robinson - Deaths
Date Event
1960-09-04

Alfred E. Green, The Jackie Robinson Story

1972-10-24

Jackie Robinson, 1st black baseball player (Bkln Dodgers), dies at 53

1982-09-05

Richard Lane, The Jackie Robinson Story

1987-12-27

George Dockstader, The Jackie Robinson Story

1992-10-30

Ben Lessy, The Jackie Robinson Story

2001-09-26

Ritter Collett, Disciples of Jackie Robinson

2002-04-08

David Chudnow, The Jackie Robinson Story

2008-06-21

Ray Bartlett, Jackie Robinson

2009-10-30

L. Travis Clark, The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson

2010-05-04

Ernie Harwell, 42: Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier

2013-09-27

Gates Brown, 42: Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier


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