JACKIE ROBINSON

BY:NOAH YOST

baseball

after bing in the army for WW2 jackie robinson was the first black baseball play to play in the major leage baseball for the dodgers who battle rasism not just by other teams but by his own team.

RASISM

the phillies threatennd to boycot if robison was going to play on there field. he was threatened by people with letters. some cities would not allow jackie to stay in the same hotel with his team. restaront wou refuse to serve him and he would eat on the bus.

all the rasism never effected the way he played on the field.

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retiring

after retring in 1950 jackiey worked as a business executive and continued his involvement in the civil rights by standing out against rasism.
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