When Jackie Robinson stepped up to the plate for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947, history was changed. He was the first black man to play in a major league baseball game in the twentieth century! His brave act opened the door for more black players to achieve their big-league dreams. Whether it was competing in a variety of sports in his youth or standing up for his civil rights as a soldier in the U.S. Army, Jackie always remained focused on his goals. Discover the story behind a trailblazer who changed sports forever.