Learn about jackie robinson: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of america had better learn the jackie robinson story read the first chapter by michael anderson more on jackie robinson, from the new york times archives jackie robinson a biography by arnold rampersad. Early life edit file:jackierobinson1945jpg in 1919, jackie robinson, the youngest of five children, was born in cairo, georgia during a spanish flu epidemic. Watch mini bio: jackie robinson video browse related 42 videos, including 42 movie trailers and interviews.
Brooklyn dodger jackie robinson following through with his swing as catcher yogi berra crouches behind the plate during the 6th game of the world series in yankee stadium. Jackie robinson is perhaps the most historically significant baseball player ever, ranking with babe ruth in terms of his impact on the national pastime. Short biography of jackie robinson date of birth: born january 31, 1919 place of birth : cairo, georgia parents: father - jerry robinson mother: mallie robinson. Timeline welcome to the jackie robinson timeline this timeline highlights parallels between jackie robinson's life and the history of the civil rights movement in the united states.
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 series champ in 1955 learn more about his famous life and career at biographycom. Genyoutube is a fast youtube video downloader service now download videos in all formats from youtube using genyoutube video downloader using genyoutube you can download any type of videos from the youtube. View jackie robinson's page at the baseball hall of fame (plaque, photos, videos) rookie status: exceeded rookie limits during 1947 season full name: jack roosevelt robinson view player bio from the sabr bioproject more bio, uniform, draft, salary info hall.
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Jackie robinson, the first african-american to play in major league baseball, was born in january 31st, 1919 in cairo, georgia in the united states his name at birth was jack roosevelt robinson he was born into a sharecropping family, the youngest of five children jackie's father left when he. 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. In this educational animated movie about social studies learn about baseball, dodgers, segregates, integrating sports, african-american, racists, and minorities. Jackie robinson jackie robinson was the first black american to join baseball's major league in 1947 as a prominent member of the brooklyn dodgers. On april 15, 1947 more than 70 years ago jackie robinson broke the baseball color line and became the first african american to play on a major sports team here are 42 facts to celebrate the legendary athlete 1 jack jackie roosevelt robinson was born on january 31, 1919, in cairo, georgia.