July 31, 2020
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Jackie robinson D.S
⟶ Updated 1 Nov 2018 ⟶
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Jackie robinson was born on January 31,1919
Was the youngest out of five simblings and his older brothe really motivated him
After year jackie was born his dad left there family and havent heard of him since.
Him and his family moved to california
he graguated from washington junior highschool
his talents were found when he was sent to john muir high school
he wewnt to a los angeles college and got the first varsity letter in four sports basketball, baseball,track, and football
he went to the college called ucla he loved the college he said
he had to quit his college cause financial difficulties with his mom being a single parent
after he moved he went to hawaii and played for the soccer team and went to the ssemi professional honolulu bears team
Jackie was the first black person to play major league baseball
this year he inspired so many other black people that they can do stuff white people can do and go achieve your goal.
He was awarded most valuable player cause of his hitting it was insain his batting average was about .342.
No one wanted want to play with him cause of his color but he didnt care he just wanted to play baseball
when Jackie would be up to bat people would throw stuff and would call him names.
when jackie would travel with his team or anywere he would have to go in a different hotel.
he would ge threats from teamates and peope watching him play with vilants.
with in the first 5 years he played in the MLB there where over 150 more black people wanting to play and are playing in the MLB
Jackie was the first african american to make the hall of fame
he got sighned to the dodgers on april 15
Jackie led his team to the 1955 world series against the new york yankees, they went to the seventh game and won it all.
jackie robinosn passed away on this time cause of a heart attack
major league baseball retired the number league wide.
Jackie enlisted into the army
when he was born his parent had to find more ways to get money.
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