The life of baseball's hero
Jackie Robinson was born on January,31 1919 in Cario, GA. His dad left the family when he was 6 months old. His real name is Jack Rossevelt Robinson. He went to high school at John Muir. He was a grandson of a slave and was very very poor.
Here are some interesting facts about Jackie. He was in U.S Army and he got married in collage to local student Rachael Isum. She is from Los Angles ,California. When he was 8 he got in a fight with a girl and her dad.
Why he is famous
This is why Jackie's famous. He inspired people by showing that blacks are as good as whites. He is strong because he stood up to white people. This is one of his quotes.