Jackie Robinson http://kvpr.org en How Jackie Robinson Almost Became A Fresno State Bulldog http://kvpr.org/post/how-jackie-robinson-almost-became-fresno-state-bulldog <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Before he broke baseball's color barrier in 1947 for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson nearly wound up as multi-sport star for the Fresno State Bulldogs.</span></p><p>In a move that would likely run afoul of today's NCAA recruiting regulations, the school offered the star a number of incentives in an attempt to lure Robinson to the campus, including a new set of tires for his aging 1931 Plymouth.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 21:12:43 +0000 Joe Moore 13537 at http://kvpr.org How Jackie Robinson Almost Became A Fresno State Bulldog