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Iowa -- his name and number are synonymous with baseball, but as the 71st anniversary of jackie robinson breaking the color barrier,. Jackie robinson broke the color barrier when he became the first black athlete to play major league baseball in the 20th century he joined. Jackie robinson: breaking the color barrier (american history through primary sources) [sean stewart read about what he did after he retired from baseball.
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