How did Jackie Robinson do in his first major league baseball game?

The first African-American to play in the major leagues, Jackie Robinson had no hits in three at-bats in his first game on April 15, 1947.

Playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers at Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field, Robinson fielded 11 balls in the 5-3 win against the Boston Braves.

That season, Robinson maintained a .297 average and was named Rookie of the Year.

Robinson played second base for the Dodgers from 1947 to 1956 and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.

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