Jackie Robinson: 64th Anniversary of Breaking Color Barrier
Sixty-four years ago today, Jackie Robinson changed the game of baseball and the landscape of professional sports forever. On April 15, 1947, Robinson appeared in a game with Major League Baseball’s Brooklyn Dodgers (now the Los Angeles Dodgers), becoming the first African-American to appear in Major League game.
Robinson went on to have an illustrious career and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1962.
Robinson’s legacy will never be forgotten. Here are some current Major Leaguers talking about the man who broke baseball’s color barrier: