a baseball legend
Where It All Began
Jackie Robinson was born in Georgia in 1919. His family was poor. They moved to California to make a better life. Jackie went to school. He worked hard at many jobs. He gave the money to his mother. She bought food and clothes for the family. Some white people treated Jackie and his family unfairly. But Jackie was proud of himself and his family. Jackie was a sport star in high school and college. He won many awards.