Tuesday, January 31, 2012

January 31 Birthday: Jackie Robinson


Jackie Robinson, athlete
Jan. 31, 1919-Oct. 24, 1972

First in the Field: Baseball Hero Jackie Robinson by Derek Dingle (Hyperion, 1998) The first African-American Major League Baseball player of modern era is featured in this photobiography about his childhood and early adulthood.

Peruse Jackie Robinson's Official Site to learn more about this incredible baseball player and man.