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Jackie Robinson

by Kjirsten
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
African-American History
Grade:
5,4,6,3

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Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

In his first season he scored 12 home runs and 29 steals.

Quick biography of Jackie Robinson

At the end of his first rookie season, he was named Rookie of the Year because of his accomplishments.

-First African American to play major league baseball since 1889 when segregation was established in baseball-Played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947-1956-Jersey number was 42-In 1949 he won the batting title for his average of .342-In 1962 he was inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Check out the trailer for the new movie "42," which is about Jackie Robinson's career in baseball!


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