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WMPG celebrates the lives of Black men and women throughout the month of February. Jackie Robinson was the first African American signed to Major League Baseball, breaking the baseball color line and ending the Negro League. He was Rookie of the Year, MLB All-Star for six years, and played in the World Series six times. He was the first in any sport to have his number retired. Posthumously, he received the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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90.9 WMPG FM, "Jackie Robinson" (2020). Black History Month Segments. 39.