42 Things You Didn't Know About Jackie Robinson

When he retired at the end of the 1956 season, three of the 16 teams in the major leagues had yet to integrate.

The Phillies, Red Sox, and Tigers were the teams still holding out. The Phillies added their first black player in 1957 (John Kennedy), Ozzie Virgil, Sr. joined the Detroit TIgers in 1958, and Pumpsie Green was added to the Red Sox roster in 1959.

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