Jackie Roosevelt Robinson

By Jesus Martinez

Jackie Roosevelt Robinson

Jackie Roosevelt Robinson birth:January 31,1919.

Jackie Roosevelt Robinson death date: October 24,1972 in Stamford ct.

why is Jackie Robinson is so famous

Born January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia, Jackie Robinson became the first black player in the major leagues in 1947, signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Throughout his decade-long career with the Dodgers, Robinson made advancements in the cause of civil rights for black athletes. In 1955, he helped the Dodgers win the World Series. He retired in 1957 with a career batting average of .311. Robinson died in Connecticut in 1972.

Jackie Robinson childhood

He was born on January 31, 1919. He was born in Cairo, Georgia, but later Jackie Robinson and his family moved to Pasadena, California. Jackie Robinson's parents were Millie and Jerry Robinson. His father was a sharecropper, but left his wife and kids when Jackie was only six months old. His mother did household chores for other families.
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Jackie Robinson adulthood

From 1942 to 1944, Robinson served as second lieutenant in the United States Army. In 1944, Robinson started playing baseball professionally. He first played for the Negro Leagues. Then he was chosen by Branch Rickey, vice president with the Brooklyn Dodgers, to help integrate major league. In 1945, Jackie joined the all white Montreal Royals, a farm team for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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Quotable Quote

"No amount of education would help a black man get a job.

" A live is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.

" Above anything else, i hate to lose.

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Live lesson

I have learned the lesson because it those in matter if your black or white it matter what you feel like if you wanted to play with a black kid they are not gonna let you play with [him or she].

Five words to describe this person

Jackie Robinson is helpful,kind,respectful,and nice.

Five fast facts

Not to be racist, to be something your future,and to be a good person.

Thinks that you should know about Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson was the first African american in the mayor leagues to play baseball.

Jackie Robinson before he play baseball he was playing football.

Jackie Robinson move to New York.

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