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#Spotlight - The History of Jackie Robinson

#Spotlight – This week we pay tribute to #42. Today we highlight where Jackie came from before he was famous.

Jackie Robinson’s brother Mack won a Silver Medal in the 200 meters behind Jesse Owens in 1936 Olympics.

Jackie Robinson appeared on the cover of Time Magazine on September 22, 1947.

The Associated Press poll ranked Jackie Robinson the second most admired man in the country in 1947 behind Bing Crosby.

May 8, 1950, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African American on the over of Life Magazine.


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