Jackie Robinsion

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Jackie Robinsion

Occupation: Baseball Player Birth Date: January 31, 1919 Death Date: October 24, 1972 Education: John Muir High School, Pasadena Junior College, University of California, Los Angeles Place of Birth Cairo, Georgia Place of Death Stamford, ConnecticutOriginally Jack Roosevelt Robinson


Broke the color barrier in major league baseball in 1947 by becoming the first African-American player. Named National League Rookie of the Year in 1947. Led the National League in stolen bases in 1947 and 1949. Selected as the National League MVP in 1949 Won the 1949 batting title with a .342.

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SS2H1 The student will read about and describe the lives of historical figures in Georgia history.a.Identify the contributions made by hese historic figures: James Oglethorpe,Tomochichi, and Mary Musgrove (founding of Georgia); Sequoya (development of a Cherokee alphabet); Jackie Robinson (sports); Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights); Jimmy Carter (leadership and human rights).

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