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Before baseball, Robinson broke tackles in islands

By Bob Sigall

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 12, 2013

~~<p>The movie about the career of Jackie Robinson &mdash; &quot;42&quot; &mdash; is being released today. Robinson is well known for being the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.</p>
<p>The movie probably won't mention, and most of my readers might be surprised to learn, that Robinson's professional sports career began in Hawaii.</p>
~~

The movie about the career of Jackie Robinson — "42" — is being released today. Robinson is well known for being the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.

The movie probably won't mention, and most of my readers might be surprised to learn, that Robinson's professional sports career began in Hawaii. Login for more...



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