Definition of Robinson, Jackie in English:

Robinson, Jackie

Syllabification: Rob·in·son, Jackie
Pronunciation: /ˈräbinsən/

Entry from US English dictionary

( 1919–72), US baseball player; full name Jack Roosevelt Robinson. Joining the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, he became the first modern-era black player in the major leagues (baseball was briefly desegregated in the 1880s). In 1949, he led the National League with a .342 batting average and was named the league’s Most Valuable Player. He retired in 1957. Baseball Hall of Fame (1962).

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