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Jackie Robinson was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in MLB in the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. MLB also adopted a new annual tradition, "Jackie Robinson Day".
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