Jackie Robinson

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Jackie Robinson was born on January 31,1919 in Cairo , Georgia. Jackie Robinson died on October 24,1972.One of his quoits,

’’There’s not an American in this country free until every one of is free."

He was named Rookie of the year in 1947,National League MVP in 1949.He Joined a all white baseball team and no one liked him being on a the team because he was black.

Jackie Robinson lived to be 53 years old.

His Early Life

Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play in baseball's major leagues. The youngest of five children, Robinson was raised in relative poverty by a single mother.He attended John Muir High School and Pasadena Junior College.When he was in High School he play four different sports such as, Football, Bascetball, Track, and Baseball.Robinson's older brother, Matthew Robinson, inspired Jackie to pursue his talent and love for athletics.