Jackie Robinson was named National League MVP in 1949.
1949 was the year he was named MVP.
Jackie Robinson won the Rookie of the Year in 1947, and the MVP Award in 1949.
That was 1949 when he hit .342. He was named National League MVP that season.
Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers was named the National League ViP in 1949.
Jackie Robinson received the MVP or the Most Valuable Player.
1949Sources: My Brain
Major League Baseball: 1949 Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers, 2B 1961 Frank Robinson, Cincinnati Reds, OF 1966 Frank Robinson*, Baltimore Orioles, OF 1964 Brooks Robinson, Baltimore Orioles, 3B NBA: 1994-95 - David Robinson, San Antonio
Jackie Robinson won the Rookie of the Year Award in 1947 when he was with the Brooklyn Dodgers and in honor of him, the Rookie of the Year Award was called the Jackie Robinson Award in 1987. He won the NL MVP Award in 1949 and he was selected to the All Star Team in 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952 and 1953.
I presume you're referring to the Jackie Robinson Parkway, a thoroughfare going into the borough of Brooklyn. Robinson was a major player on the Brooklyn Dodgers, including MVP in 1949. During his ten seasons with that team, the Dodgers won the NL pennant six times, and also won their only World Series title.