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Jackie robinson burst onto the scene in 1947, breaking baseball's color barrier and bringing his electrifying style of play to the majors. New york -- the 67th anniversary of the day jackie robinson played his first rickey's goal was to have robinson shatter baseball's decades-old color.
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