Jackie Robinson Takes the Field (Great Moments in History)

ISBN: 9781669016892
On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson made history when he stepped onto the baseball diamond as a Brooklyn Dodger. For the first time in more than 60 years, a Black player took the field in a professional baseball game. How did Robinson break through the racist barriers that had kept so many Black athletes out of professional sports? And what is the enduring legacy of his remarkable accomplishment? Find out in an easy-to-read graphic novel that reveals why Jackie Robinson's shattering of the color barrier in baseball is among the greatest moments in history.
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