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1947. Jackie Robinson, still in his Montreal Royals uniform, reacts after the Brooklyn Dodgers announce they had purchased his contract in April 1947. Robinson broke the colour barrier in professional sports when he became the first African-American player to compete in major league baseball.
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    1947. Jackie Robinson, still in his Montreal Royals uniform, reacts after the Brooklyn Dodgers announce they had purchased his contract in April 1947. Robinson broke the colour barrier in professional sports when he became the first African-American player to compete in major league baseball.
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