42 Things You Didn't Know About Jackie Robinson

He went to jail for singing a song.

Jackie and one of his buddies started singing a song called "Flat Footed Floogie" while coming home from a movie in 1938. A police officer overheard the pair and (in keeping with the tradition of SoCal police) threw the two young black men in jail. A judge sentenced Robinson to 10 days but showed incredible restraint (that's sarcasm) and let him off easy with two years probation.

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