The first black major league baseball player of the modern era, Jackie Robinson broke racial barriers. This paved the way for future players of color to join the league. He was not only a poster child for his contributions to civil rights but also a poster child for amazing baseball skills. He won rookie of the year and was an all-star several times. His batting average was an astonishing .311and he lead the league in stolen bases two times during his short career. In honor of is legacy MLB celebrates “Jackie Robinson Day” with every player wearing the number 42 while they play. His entire collection of baseball cards from his 1949 Bowman Rookie up to the 1956 Topps are listed below.