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date: 03 July 2020

Robinson, Jackie 

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The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Jules TygielJules Tygiel

(1919–1972), baseball player, civil rights leader, businessman, first African American in modern major league baseball.Born in Georgia and raised in Pasadena, California, Jackie Robinson attended the University of California at Los Angeles where he excelled as an All-American ... ...

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