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        Baseball Legends | Ken Burns: Baseball

        Explore images of baseball legends and Hall of Famers featured in Ken Burns: Baseball. Jackie Robinson became the first African American to break the color barrier and play baseball in the major leagues on April 15th, 1947. The addition of Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers' team roster ended racial segregation of the game. Babe Ruth was one of the most celebrated and iconic athletes of his time. He played for the Boston Red Sox in 1914-1919, and later with the New York Yankees in 1920-1934, before his retirement in 1935.

        Jackie Robinson | Ken Burns: Baseball

        Jackie Robinson in Brooklyn Dodgers uniform, swinging bat, 1954. Photo credit: Bob Sandberg. Photo source: Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Jackie Robinson Signing Autographs | Ken Burns: Baseball

        Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers' star first baseman, signs autographs for baseball fans at spring training camp in the Dominican Republic, March 6, 1948. Source: Getty Images.

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        Satchel Paige | Ken Burns: Baseball

        Satchel Paige posed in a pitching pose, his left leg kicked high in the air as he leans back with a ball in his right hand. He is dressed in a New York Black Yankees uniform, ca. 1941. Source: Baseball Hall of Fame Library and Archives.

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        Cy Young | Ken Burns: Baseball

        Baseball great, pitcher Cy Young, July 23, 1908. Source: George Grantham Bain Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Babe Ruth | Ken Burns: Baseball

        Baseball great Babe Ruth at bat. Source: Source: Baseball Hall of Fame Library and Archives.

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