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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Robinson once lived in this Brooklyn home. A plaque says: "The first African-American major league baseball player lived here from 1947 to 1949."

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Fans still leave tributes at Robinson's gravesite. The stone's inscription reads: "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives."

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

A statue of Robinson supporter Pee Wee Reese and Jackie Robinson stands in Coney Island's MCU Park.

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

NEW YORK - With the movie "42" bringing the Jackie Robinson story to a new generation, fans young and old may be inspired to visit some of the places in Brooklyn connected to the African-American athlete who integrated Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

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