Jackie Robinson’s Brother Was A World Class Olympic Sprinter | Mack Robinson Was Also A Legendary World-Beater In The Face Of Adversity
On the 76th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier on April 15, 1947,reporter Brandon Carr has stats validated by facts about Jackie’s older brother.
Mathew Robinson won the gold medal in the 200 Meters at the 1936 Games. He even ran and came in second to Jesse Owens. He was also an historical figure, superb athlete and pioneer for the advancements of Black in sports and society. They are two of the most talented and impactful siblings in the history of American sports.