Sunday, January 31, 2010
Faux Real by Christine Moon, Courier Staff Artist
Daily Life by Anjelica Ramos, Courier Staff Artist
The Baseball Hall of Fame inducted Robinson in 1962 and he was a member of six World Series teams. Jackie earned six consecutive All-Star Game nominations and won several awards during his career. In 1947, Robinson won The Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award and the first MLB Rookie of the Year Award Award. Two years later, Jackie was awarded his first MVP National League MVP Award.
Watch Jackie Robinson portray himself in the feature film, The Jackie Robinson Story," streaming free, or downloadable, from the Internet Archive.