42: A Biography of Jack "Jackie" Robinson
Series: Unofficial Biographies
, Book 4.
Published: August 21, 2012.
Jackie Robinson was one of the greatest baseball players of all time--MLB Rookie of the Year, World Series Champion, six-time all-star, MVP, and a lifetime batting average of .311. But he is most remembered for breaking racial barriers by becoming the first African American to play in the major leagues since the 1880s.