Jackie Robinson

April 15 is Jackie Robinson Day, and the most famous number 42 in sports had such an impact that he not only changed baseball, but changed…

This is one of my favorite players and will always be. He broke history that could only be broken once. source 

From The urbanbuzz.com Universal Pictures has picked Chadwick Boseman, who just played iconic Brooklyn Dodgers second baseman Jackie Robinson in 42 as the lead for their biopic on James Brown. The Help’s Tate Taylor is directing the film. Imagine Entertainment‘s Brian Grazer is producing the film with another musical icon, Mick Jagger. The film will be […]

VIA:  JackieRobinson.Com Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia in 1919 to a family of sharecroppers. His mother, Mallie Robinson, single-handedly raised Jackie and her four other children. They were the only black family on their block, and the prejudice they encountered only strengthened their bond. From this humble beginning would grow the first […]