Jackie Robinson was a part of the Greatest Generation demographic cohort.
Jackie Robinson was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1919.
That is a 26 year difference!
The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.
Jackie Robinson was around 5 ft 11 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 180 cm.
Statistically speaking, this means that he was slightly taller than the average American male. However, he was not tall by conventional standards.
In other words, he didn't stand out as being particularly tall.
He was born on a Friday.
He died on a Tuesday.
He died in October, 1972, which was over 49 years ago. Four decades have passed since his death.
To put that into perspective.
Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Jackie Robinson.
Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.
Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.
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