On January 31, 1919, Jackie Robinson was born.
Jackie Robinson is known for breaking color barriers in professional baseball. In 1947, he broke the baseball color barrier and became the first African American to play in the MLB.
Remembering Jackie. Baseball Hall of Fame. (n.d.). Retrieved January 1, 2023, from https://baseballhall.org/discover-more/stories/baseball-history/remembering-jackie