Jackie Roosevelt Robinson

by Dominick Smith

Birth and Death dates

Birth January 31, 1919

Death October 24,1972 (Age 52)

Famous for

Jackie was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.

Childhood

His dad left him when he was only 6 months old.

Adulthood

He played ten years of Major League Baseball and then became Civil Rights Activist for NAACP.

Education

He left college right before graduation he went to UCLA University

Quoteable quote

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

What i leraned

i learned that we should not be treated by our color.

Five words

Athletic

equal

education

fast

hitter

five quick facts

President Roosevelt died 25 days after jackie was born and that inspired his middle name.


When he was in the Army became friends with a boxing champion Joe Louis.


On April 15, 2004 became Jackie Robinson day and all players wear the number 42.


The clubhouse to the Brooklyn Dodgers is a historical landmark because Jackie Robinson lived there for 10 years while he played baseball.


Jackie Robinson died in 1972 October 24th of a heart attack.

The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) - Full Movie biography

Resources

httphttp://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/j/jackie_robinson.

html://mentalfloss.com/article/50059/42-facts-about-jackie-robinson

http://www.biography.com/people/jackie-robinson-9460813