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2MLBBreaking the Barrier

Date / Apr 15, 1947

Location / Ebbets Field | Brooklyn, NY

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

Impact / 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.