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Content: April 11, 2016. This week in 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first black player in major league baseball, breaking the color barrier in the Major Leagues. He was inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1962.

Excerpt: April 11, 2016. This week in 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first black player in major league baseball, breaking the color barrier in the Major Leagues. He was inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1962.