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Jackie Robinson: Everything You Need To Know About Baseball Legend 

Jackie Robinson was a Legendary American professional baseball player 

he became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball

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being the first Black player in the modern era , jackie faced countless incidents of racism

he faced racism with the Montreal Royals in Triple-A and later with the Brooklyn Dodgers at the big-league level

he became one of the best baseball players and won many awards

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he won Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949, and a World Series title in 1955

Robinson's son DIED IN A CAR ACCIDENT AT THE AGE OF 24 On June 17,1971

16 months later JUST AFTER HIS SON'S DEATH, Jackie Robinson died DUE TO a heart attack

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