Jackie Robinson

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Jackie Robinson

Jackie RobinsonBaseball Player (1919–1972)

QuoteI'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.

Biography Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born on January 31, 1919 in Cairo, Georgia. He retired in 1957 with a career batting average of .311. Robinson died in Connecticut in 1972.

He was discharged from the army in 1944.

He served on the board of the NAACP until 1967

His Publications

He was named Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955.

Jackie Robinson became the first black player in the major leagues in 1947, signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers.


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