Today is tax day but it is also Jackie Robinson Day around Major League Baseball. The day is celebrated to commemorate the anniversary of the Hall of Famer breaking baseball’s color barrier and his immeasurable impact on the game of baseball.
Enjoy this mini bio on Jackie Robinson. Did you know that while serving in the military, Jackie Robinson was arrested for refusing to move to the back of a segregated bus? In 1947, he made history when his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers ended racial segregation in Major League Baseball.