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VIDEO: Jackie Robinson on The Ed Sullivan Show

By Dan Holmes ♦ December 6, 2012

In this clip from the popular Ed Sullivan Show in May of 1962, 43-year old Jackie Robinson talks baseball with the host. Robinson was more than five years removed from his last game in the major leagues. Just four months earlier he had become the first black man elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Robinson talks here about how young players should approach the game of baseball.


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