Jackie Robinson

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Jackie Robinson

Jackie was the first ever African Americn to ever play Major Leauge Baseball. After he played his first sesason in the MLB, many teams wanted to bring more African Americans to the the MLB. Jackie was the first African American to make it into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Jackie was inducted in 1962. In his early 50's, Jackie had both diabetes and heart disease. The combination of both, caused his heart attack. Which lead to his death. Till this day Jackie is still remembered for his passion in baseball.


Jackie was born on January 31, 1919. He was born in Cario, Georiga. Jackie attended John Muir High School and Pasedena Junior College. From 1942 to 1944 Jackie served in the United States Army. Jackie played fotball, basketball, track, and baseball in Junior College. After college Jackie played in the Negro Leauge. Soon after that he was chosen by the Brooklyn Dodgers president to play for them.

Lasting Impacts

Stealing home plate!

Jackie Robinson

Jackie accomplished many things in his life, by breaking the color barrier in baseball. He overcame numerous obstacles in his 10 year career to become one of baseball's most exciting and admired players. he even fought to improve the quality of life not only for African-Americans, but for society. By becoming the first black vice president of a major American corporation.


My opinion

In my opinion, Jackie is a inspiring person on and off the field. He is a mentor and proves to everyone to never give up. When I play baseball I always remember how he changed the game.


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