A second baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers. While an amazing athlete in many respects, he's most remembered for being the first black player to break the color barrier in the majors.
Tropes embodied by Jackie Robinson
Black Best Friend - To Dodgers Captain Pee Wee Reese, who's largely remembered for being one of Robinson's few supporters/friends during his rocky first season.
Friendly Enemy - to Hank Greenberg who was on an opposing team, but publicly supported Robinson, realizing that the racism Robinson faced was analogous to the anti-semetism Greenberg faced.
Jackie Robinson Story - The trope namer.
The historical Jackie Robinson appears in the following works. Brooklyn Bridge (TV show)