42 Things You Didn't Know About Jackie Robinson

He went hitless in his first five games for the Dodgers.

This couldn't have helped much to ease tensions, but he still finished the season with a batting average of .297. He led the National League in 1949 in the category (hitting .342) and finished his career at a clip of .311, which ranks him above several legends including: Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, and Pete Rose.

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