Jackie Robinson

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  • Jackie Robinson

    1. 1. JackieRobinson
    2. 2. Jackie Robinson wasborn on January 31,1919.
    3. 3. Jackie Robinsonis not still aliveHe died in 1972at 53 years old.
    4. 4. Jackie Robinson wasfamous because he was thefirst African American toplay major league baseball.He was also the NationalLeague’s Most Valuableplayer back in 1949.
    5. 5. One interesting fact about JackieRobinson is that he joined the Armyduring World War ll.
    6. 6. Another interesting fact about this person is his baseball number wasretired so no other MajorLeague team uses number 42.
    7. 7. I also learned thatJackie Robinson wasawarded a medal calledThe Presidential Medalof Freedom.
    8. 8. If I could meet JackieRobinson then I wouldask him, “Why did youpick baseball over theArmy?”
    9. 9. While researching,Jackie Robinson Igathered most of heinformation from thebook Jackie Robisonby Sally M. Walker.
    10. 10. Researched and Written by: Carmine

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