Jackie Robinson by Grace Hoffhines
In many different ways Jackie Robinson was a good athlete. First, Jackie was the first student at the University of California to win varsity letters in four sports. The four sports were baseball, basketball, football, and track. Next, when Robinson left the University of California he played semi-professional football for a short time with the Honolulu Bears. His season ended early when the United States entered World War II. Finally, he received many awards because he was a good athlete. At the end of his season he was named rookie of the year and was later named NL MVP. Jackie Robinson was a good athlete in many different ways.
Jackie Robinson was a hero in many ways. First, Jackie succeeded in getting prejudice off the field. He was a hero because he now players can play without getting threats and being put down from the people n the stands. Next, he amazed everyone with his outstanding scores. He was a hero because he did very well in the sport and received high honor awards for his great achievements. Finally, he opened the doors of opportunity for many baseball players. He was a hero because without Jackie it was likely that many players would not have been able to play on the pro teams. Jackie Robinson was a hero in many ways.