Where is today's Jackie Robinson?

Originally Published: March 4, 2003
By David Steele | Special to ESPN.com

Fifty-six years ago this month, Jackie Robinson was making his historic debut at spring training with a major-league team. Thirty-nine years ago, Cassius Clay was following up his ascent to the heavyweight boxing throne with a religious conversion that shocked America. Thirty-five years ago, Tommie Smith and John Carlos were deep in discussion about whether the nation's premier black athletes should boycott the upcoming Summer Olympic Games. Ten years ago, Arthur Ashe died after a lifetime of ...

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