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Elephant Rumblings: Mookie Betts saga continues; Dodgers, Padres involved

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  • 1919 — Future Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson is born to Jerry and Mallie Robinson in Cairo, Georgia. Robinson will become the first black player in 20th century major league history when he debuts for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

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