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Jack roosevelt robinson (january 31, 1919 - october 24, 1972) was an american professional baseball player who became the first african american to play in major league baseball (mlb) in the modern era. Jackie robinson biography jackie robinson born: jan 31, 1919 baseball 1b-2b-3b 4-sport athlete at ucla (baseball, basketball, football and track) hit 387 with. Fast and accurate life and biography details via jackie robinson history timeline and chronology famous people, famous places and famous events via comprehensive jackie robinson life timeline life history timeline & chronology of jackie robinson.
Jackie robinson jackie robinson was born january 31, 1919, in cairo, georgia and later moved to pasadena, california continuing his education at ucla, he remains the only student to earn varsity letters. Jackie robinson was an american baseball player who became the first black to play in the major leagues he was born on january 31, 1919 in cairo, georgia robinson was the youngest of five children [. Jackie robinson was the first black player to play major league baseball jackie bore the brunt of the opponents, fans, and even his teammates but in the end he was so good that he won them all over. Jackie robinson: jackie robinson, the first black baseball player to play in the american major leagues during the 20th century he famously broke the color line of major league baseball (mlb) when he appeared on the field for the brooklyn dodgers on april 15, 1947. Jack roosevelt jackie robinson (january 31, 1919 - october 24, 1972) was an american major league baseball (mlb) second baseman who became the first african american to pl.
Summer 2008 teaching with primary sources quarterly learning activity - secondary level jackie robinson: this i believe overview overview. Jackie robinson was a hall of fame infielder famous for breaking baseball's color line and starting the reintegration of organized baseballwhile he was not the first african american in the majors - 19th century players fleet and welday walker preceded him, and some claims have been made that providence's bill white was also african american - he led baseball into becoming the multiracial. Jackie robinson was a successful athlete who was the first black player to break the baseball color line and play in the major leagues while serving in the military, jackie robinson was arrested.
Jackie robinson biography jack roosevelt robinson was born in cairo, georgia in 1919 to a family of sharecroppers his mother, mallie robinson, single-handedly raised jackie and her four other children. Discover #42, the great athlete and pioneer who took on the difficult job of ending segregation in baseball why was jackie robinson's number retired by every baseball team. Jackie robinson became the first black player in the major leagues in 1947, signing with the brooklyn dodgers he was named rookie of the year in 1947, national league mvp in 1949 and a world. Jackie robinson had a close friendship with larry doby of the cleveland indians, who was the first african-american baseball player in the american league the two men broke the color barrier in.