In the 60 years since Robinson first took the field in Brooklyn, hundreds of African-American athletes have carved out legacies that transcend wins and losses. Whether by breaking through invisible barriers on the field of play or using the platform of sports to raise public consciousness of issues off the field, these athletes made history.
But how safe is this history? In celebration of the anniversary of Robinson's debut, we're quizzing SportsNation on how well they know some of this country's most influential African-American athletes. There are three separate quiz pages, each one offering progressively more challenging questions.
Part I: Below you'll find 10 questions on influential athletes. The names should all be familiar, but can you match the achievement with the person?