Famous People Named Robinson
Baseball Player / 1919 - 1972
Jackie Robinson became the first black player in the major leagues in 1947, signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was named Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955.
Songwriter, Singer / 1985 -
Singer Janelle Monáe became an R&B sensation in with the release of her futuristic albums The ArchAndroid and The Electric Lady.
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson
Sugar Ray Robinson
Boxer / 1921 - 1989
Considered one of the greatest boxers of all time, Sugar Ray Robinson held the world welterweight title from 1946 to 1951, and by 1958, he had become the first boxer to win a divisional world championship five times.
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profile name: Jackie Robinson profile occupation: Baseball Player
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profile name: Smokey Robinson profile occupation: Singer
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profile name: Bill "Bojangles" Robinson profile occupation: Film Actor, Dancer
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profile name: Janelle Monáe profile occupation: Songwriter, Singer
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profile name: Sugar Ray Robinson profile occupation: Boxer
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profile name: Mary Robinson profile occupation: Educator, Activist, Lawyer, Diplomat, World Leader
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