Jackie Robinson's Top 5 Career Highlights in MLB

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Jackie Robinson's Top 5 Career Highlights in MLB
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A montage highlighting the MLB career of Brooklyn Dodgers great Jackie Robinson.

Former Brooklyn Dodgers great Jackie Robinson would have been 94 years old today, so what better time to celebrate some of his career highlights.

The Hall of Fame second baseman and MLB pioneer debuted for the Dodgers in 1947, becoming the first African-American player in major league history. During Robinson’s 10-year career, he appeared in six consecutive All-Star games, played in six World Series and had a big enough impact on the game to have his number, 42, retired by MLB in 1997.

As we recognize the life of one of America’s great sports heroes, here are the top five highlights of Jackie Robinson’s illustrious career.

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