Jackie Robinson

The first colored player to play in the MLB

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Jackie Robinson an American Hero

Have you ever wondered why the Civil Rights for colored people was achieved? Jackie’s bravery helped give rights for colored people to play baseball and he supported Martin Luther King Jr. in his fight have the same rights as white people.

Quote

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

Accomplishments

1. Jackie achieved four letterman status at John Muir high school and at UCLA

2. The first colored person to play in the MLB

3. He was inducted into the Major league Baseball Hall of Fame

4. Led the Brooklyn Dodgers to six pennants

5. Jackie was the Rookie of the year

6. He was selected NL MVP

7. Won the World Series

8. Jackie won the batting title