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A hero research presentation by Jacob.

A hero research presentation by Jacob.

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  • Jackie Robinson
  • Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play MLB
  • ChildhoodBorn on January 31,1919Father: Jerry RobinsonMother:Mallie RobinsonBrothers:Edgar,Frank, and MackSister: Willa Mae
  • School and pre-MLBWhen Jackie went tohigh school he playedlots of sports.He went to UCLA andplayed:baseball,basketball,football,andtrack
  • Joining the dodgersIn 1946, Jackie met Branch Rickey, the owner of the dodgers. Hewas discriminated because of his skin but he still kept playing.
  • Retirement and after career He retired in 1956 He has 3 kids named Jackie jr., Sharon, and David
  • Creditshttp://factmonster.com . Goto peopleand look up Jackie Robinson
  • Thanks for watching!