Jackie Robinson | Jan. 31, 2013

Over the course of his lifetime, Jackie Robinson made a name for himself not only in baseball but also in American business. L.A. has a special link to Robinson  -- he attended high school in Pasadena and then went on to UCLA for college.<br><b>More: </b> <a href="http://www.latimes.com/sports/sportsnow/la-sp-sn-jackie-robinson-google-doodle-20130131,0,2576548.story" target="_blank">A new film about the legend is in production</a>

Over the course of his lifetime, Jackie Robinson made a name for himself not only in baseball but also in American business. L.A. has a special link to Robinson -- he attended high school in Pasadena and then went on to UCLA for college.
More: A new film about the legend is in production

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As an editor and reporter, Michael Muskal has covered local, national, economic and foreign issues at three newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times. @latimesmuskal

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Matt Pearce, a University of Missouri graduate, has previously written for the Kansas City Star, the Los Angeles Review of Books, The New Inquiry and The Pitch. @mattdpearce


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