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Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play in baseball's major leagues in the modern era. Only white players were accepted in the major leagues until 1947, when Jackie Robinson was called…

David Robinson

David RobinsonBorn: Aug. 6, 1965Basketball C 1987 College Player of Year at Navy; overall 1st pick by San Antonio in 1987 NBA draft; served in military (1987-89); NBA Rookie of Year (1990) and…

Eddie Robinson

Eddie Robinson Born: Feb. 13, 1919 Football head coach at Div. I-AA Grambling from 1941-97; winningest …

Frank Robinson

Frank RobinsonBorn: Aug. 31, 1935Baseball OF won MVP in NL (1961) and AL (1966); Triple Crown winner and World Series MVP in 1966 with Baltimore; 5th on all-time home run list with 586; 1st b…

Brooks Robinson

Brooks RobinsonBorn: May 18, 1937Baseball 3B led AL in fielding 12 times from 1960-72 with Baltimore; AL MVP in 1964; World Series MVP in 1970; 16 Gold Gloves; entered Hall of Fame in 1983. Pa…

Jackie Robinson

Robinson wasn't the most talented player in the Negro Leagues, but Rickey considered him the most "suitable" player to desegregate baseball. The fact that he was married —and wo…

Moses ROBINSON

Senate Years of Service: 1791-1795; 1795-1796Party: Anti-Administration; RepublicanROBINSON, Moses, (brother of Jonathan Robinson), a Senator from Vermont; born in Hardwick, Mass., on March 22,…

Jonathan ROBINSON

Senate Years of Service: 1807-1815Party: Democratic RepublicanROBINSON, Jonathan, (brother of Moses Robinson), a Senator from Vermont; born in Hardwick, Mass., August 11, 1756; received a limit…

Edward ROBINSON

ROBINSON, Edward, a Representative from Maine; born in Cushing, Maine, November 25, 1796; self-educated while engaged in seafaring; engaged in mercantile pursuits at Thomaston, Maine, in 1837; …

Christopher ROBINSON

ROBINSON, Christopher, a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., on May 15, 1806; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1825; studied law; was admitted t…