The tributes to Jackie Robinson aren’t in short supply today on what would have been his 100th birthday.
Robinson accomplished much both on and off the field, most notably breaking down the color barrier in Major League Baseball while enduring all that came with it from discrimination to hate.
But his endurance and courage changed the game forever.
While New York City plans to celebrate the Brooklyn Dodgers’ centenary birthday, as a sports card website, we want to post some of his iconic sports cards – 1948 Leaf and the 1949 Bowman.
Here’s to Mr. Robinson.