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Jackie Robinson was the first _________________________ man allowed to play Major League _________________________.

In ___________________, Robinson played his first major league baseball game (he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers in an exhibition game against the _________________________ Yankees). Robinson played with the Dodgers for 10 years; he was voted _________________________ of the Year in 1947, led the league with his batting _________________________ (.342) in 1949, and was also voted _________________________ Player in 1949. He played in six _________________________ and was the first African-American in the Baseball _________________________ (in 1962).

Robinson was born in the year _________________ in Cairo, _________________________. When he was a student at UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles), he starred in baseball, football, basketball, and _____________________. He served in the US Army during _________________________ (from 1942 to 1945), finishing his term as a _________________________. Soon after, he played with the Montreal Royals (in the _________________________ League) beginning on April 18, 1946 - Robinson was the first black player in that league.



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