Friday, April 15, 2022


A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.

-- Jack Roosevelt Robinson (1919 - 1972), American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.  Robinson broke the baseball color line when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947.  I Never Had It Made (1972) by Robinson, as told to Alfred Duckett; excerpted in "Why 'I Never Had It Made': Jackie Robinson's Own Story," Newsday (5 November 1972)

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