He was the first player to win MVP awards in both leagues and the first African-American manager in MLB. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a Baltimore Oriole in 1982.
Last month, USA Today reported Robinson was is in poor health and had been in hospice care for the past several months.
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