Jack "Jackie" Roosevelt Robinson

Calvin K.

Jackie Robertson

Jackie was born in Cairo on January 31, 1919. Jackie died in Stanford on October 24 , 1972. Jackie went to college at Pasedena from 1937-1939. Jackie let black people play in the major leagues. Jackie won a Nobel Peace Prize. Jackie was black. Jackie is in the hall of fame. Jackie gave blacks the freedom to be like whites. Jackie beat Babe Ruths record. Jackie played football,basketball, and baseball. Jackie played for the Dodgers. Jackie was friends with Martin Luther King Jr.