Robinson broke major league baseball's modern color barrier, ending decades of racial segregation and paving the way for generations of African Americans in pro baseball.RANK: 2 LOCATION: Ebbets Field | Brooklyn, NY DATE: 4/15/1947 CATEGORY: MLB

By Verducci
March 02, 2013

Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play in the major leagues when he debuted for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947.

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