Jackie Robinson

BY Ethan bloch

Jackie Robinson

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SPORTS STAR JACKIE ROBINSON WAS BORN IN GEORGIA 1919.HIS FAMILY WAS POOR. THEY MOVED TO CALIFORNIA TO MAKE A BETTER LIFE.

ALL ABOUT JACKIE

JACKIE WENT TO SCHOOL ALSO WORKED TO EARN MONEY FOR HIS FAMILY . JACKIE WAS A SPORTS STAR IN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE. PEOPLE TREATED HIM BADLY . JACKIE WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN TO BREAK THE COLOR BAR. HE DIED IN 1972. ONE PLAYER HIT HIM IN THE HEAD. WITH A BASEBALL.

FUN FACTS

  • JACKIE LEFT SCHOOL TO JOIN US ARMY
  • JACKIE PLAYED RIGHT FEILD
  • HE PLAYED WITH KENNY WASHINGTON
  • JACKIE GOT IN THE HALL OF FAME

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