Jackie Robinson promise to keep By: Sharon Robinson
Jackie Robinson is African American and has brown eyes, black hair, and he is 5 feet and 11 inches. He was born on January 31,1919 in Cario, Georgia. He joined the army in 1947. When Jackie Robinson was done serving the army he went to play baseball in 1947. When Jackie Robinson was playing baseball Cylde Sukeforth the coach of the (MLB) Los Angeles Brooklyn Dodgers offered Jackie Robinson to play in the MLB for the Brooklyn dodgers. And jackie Robinson took the offer and went to play with the brooklyn dodgers.
1) Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in the major leauge baseball on July 5, 1947.
2) Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the (MLB).
3) Jackie Robinson was inducted into the hall of fame in 1962.
4) In reconition of his achievements on and off the field, Robinson was posthumously awarded the presidential medal of the freedom and the congressional gold medal.
5) Jackie Robinson has a wife Rachel Robinson a daughter Sharon Robinson and noe boy David Robinson.