Jack Roosevelt Robinson
Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: January 31, 1919 in Cairo, GA
High School: Muir Technical (Los Angeles, CA)
Schools: Pasadena City College (Pasadena, CA), University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
Signed as a Free Agent with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1945. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 15, 1947 (Age 28.074) vs. BSN 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1947 season [*]
Team: Dodgers 1947-1956
Final Game: September 30, 1956 (Age 37.243) vs. PIT 4 AB, 1 H, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1962 (124/160 ballots).
View Jackie Robinson Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: October 24, 1972 in Stamford, CT
Buried: Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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