Jackie Robinson is Awesome!
By Malcolm Gavins 2nd Grade, Mr. Howard
Remembering Jackie Robinson in Major League Baseball
In baseball Jackie Robinson was the Rookie of the year in 1947, a Most valuable player in 1949, and was placed in the Hall of fame in 1962.
Rookie of the year
This is a picture of Jackie Robinson when he won the Rookie of the year award in 1947.
This is a picture of Jackie Robinson when he won the MVP award in 1949.
Hall of Fame
This is a picture of Jackie Robinson when he was elected into the MLB Hall of Fame.
Jackie Robinson's role in the Civil Rights Movement
It was very hard for Jackie Robinson to be the first African-American major league baseball player because people yelled at him and screamed at him because of the color of his skin. Even though Jackie Robinson got angry he didn't fight back because he knew it was important for him to be a role model for others.