Jackie Robinson

Scott Harman, A.C White

Jackie Robinson

Born January 31, 1919, in rural Cairo,Georgia.

Died October 24, 1974, Connecticut.

Occupation: Major League Baseball player.

"A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives"- Jackie Robinson

The Big STRUGGLE

Most white men hated Jackie soly based on his skin color. His own team even started a petition to remove him from the team. He is one of the bravest men ever because he was the first black to ever play in major league baseball.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upeKFdDWk4I

Jackie's Closest freinds

Champion of Everything

Jackie Robinson was a star in multiple sports and not just baseball. He stared in football, basketball, track. He played those sports at UCLA and also won a ping-pong championship

Jackie Robinson: Legacy

He wanted blacks all over the country of the U.S to be able to play ball anywhere.

He knew that with this step of him playing major league baseball. He knew that blacks would see him as a role model and that they would most likely follow in his footsteps.

Bibliography

O'Hern, Kerri, and Lucia Raatma. "Graphic Biographies: Jackie Robinson." Weekly Reader Graphic Biographies: Jackie Robinson. 2006: n.p. SIRS Discoverer. Web. 15 Mar. 2016.

O'Hern, Kerri, and,Lucia Raatma. (2006). Graphic biographies: Jackie robinson Weekly Reader Graphic Biographies: Jackie Robinson. Retrieved from http://discoverer.prod.sirs.com