Jackie Robinson

2nd baseman

Date and place of birth

January, 31, 1919, Cairo, Georgia
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Family of Jackie Robinson

Mother: Mallie Robinson

Wife: Rachel Isum

Father: Jerry

Names of Brothers and sisters: Edgar, Frank, Matthew, Will Amoe

Education

College: UCLA

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track

High School: John Muir High School

Jobs Held

Army, Baseball

Interesting facts

1. Served in world war two.

2. First African American to play baseball.

3. Went in hall of fame in 1962.

Awards

1. Hall of fame in 1962.

2. NAACPS Prestigious Medal


Date of death

October, 24, 1972

Place of death

Stamford, Connecticut

Cause of Death

Heart attack

Favorite Quotation

"I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a Human.


"There's not an american in this country free until every one of us is free."