Jackie Robinson Project

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A hero research project by Jacob.

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Jackie Robinson Project

  1. 1. Jackie Robinson
  2. 2. Jackie Robinson was thefirst African American to play MLB.
  3. 3. ChildhoodBorn on January 31,1919Father: Jerry RobinsonMother:Mallie RobinsonBrothers:Edgar,Frank, and MackSister: Willa Mae
  4. 4. School and pre-MLBWhen Jackie went to highschool he played lots ofsports.He went to UCLA andplayed:baseball,basketball,football,andtrack
  5. 5. Joining the dodgers In 1946, Jackie met Branch Rickey, the owner of the Dodgers. Jackie then joined the Dodgers but wasdiscriminated against because of his skin color, but he still kept playing.
  6. 6. Retirement and after careerJackie retired in 1956.He has 3 kids namedJackie jr., Sharon, andDavid.
  7. 7. Creditshttp://www.factmonster.com. Go to peopleand look up Jackie Robinson
  8. 8. Thanks for watching!

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