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    The Story of Jackie Robinson Through racial discrimination Jackie Robinson stayed persistent and followed his dream, becoming the first African American to play baseball in the major leagues. Jackie went through several hardships to reach his goal of becoming a Major League baseball player. There were many times in his life growing up as young African American that made him want to give up or fight back, but he kept his head up and kept going every in of the way and never looking back. Jackie Robinson was born on January 31st near Cairo, Georgia (Roop 75). Jackie had a rough childhood since he did not have his father present in his life, he was at a standstill in life and only had guidance from his mother. “When Jackie was only sixteen months…

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    Jackie Robinson Thesis

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    The main Idea of the film that was presented in class today was about the man who changed America today know as Jackie Robinson. The film shows history of how good of a person jackie was and how he captured the heart of so many people. In 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers president Branch Rickey approached Jackie about joining the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Major Leagues had not had an player since 1889, when baseball became segregated. When Jackie robinson joined the major league not only was he the first…

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    Essay On Jackie Robinson

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    on in my opinion you’re wasting your life.(jackie robinson).” This was a quote said by Jackie Robinson. ,meaning to not sit around and life pass you by,to live in the moment. He was born 1919 january 31 in cairo Georgia. He was born with a mom and a dad a sharecroppers . there names where mallie and jerry Robinson. They said a couple of month later his father left with the neighbors wife He grew up with racism and neglect from neighbors and people all round him so he knew he could get…

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    and I had done much for it. Jackie Robinson has done a lot for baseball of all leagues. Jackie Robinson has changed Major League Baseball for the better. Jackie Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia. He was raised with four other siblings in Pasadena, California by his mother and uncle. His Father left the family when Jackie was a baby. Jackie had to help his mother out by delivering newspapers and selling food during game at the Rose Bowl, as she did many other jobs to earn a living.…

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    Jackie Robinson was a baseball player that lived from 1919 to 1972. People know him for destroying the color barrier and making history when he became the first black athlete to play Major League Baseball in the 20th Century. Jack “Jackie” Robinson would soon come to be one of the world’s most valued players in the world of Major League Baseball. This would be the beginning of a legend in the making. Robinson was born on January 31, 1919 in Cario, Georgia. Jackie was raised by a single…

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    Jackie Robinson In Sports

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    occurrences where Mr. Robinson was attacked on a baseball field simple because of his skin color. Robinson grew up in Cairo, Georgia in 1919 as part of a family of five. Growing up he had always excelled in sports being the first athlete in UCLA history to get varsity letters in four sports (“Jackie Robinson”). However, Robinson would have to put sports off for a few years in order to enroll in the U.S. Army and help support his family financially. Jackie Robinson’s astonishing physical ability,…

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    Jackie Robinson Biography

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    Jackie Robinson How would you like to know about the first African America baseball player and his journey to the Major Leagues? I attended elementary school, went to high school, and played four sports at Pasadena Junior College and UCLA, played in the Negro Leagues, then was the first African American baseball player to play in the Major Leagues. I, Jackie Robinson, may have had a hard life, but I made it past the color barrier and I became the first African American baseball player, which…

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    Jackie Robinson Obstacles

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    individuals around the world know Jackie Robinson by the man who broke the color barrier in the Major League Baseball (MLB) on April of 1947. They do not know everything he faced to get to that day. Jackie had to face more obstacles in his life to get to where he was when he broke the color barrier. Today’s society is much different as it was in the 1900’s era. Jackie Robinson helped change America as he played baseball through the Major Leagues while fighting racism and battling adversity.…

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    Lieutenant Jackie Robinson

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    Lieutenant Jack “Jackie” Robinson also made the same action, 11 years earlier. On July 6th, 1944, Robinson was riding a military bus at Camp Hood in Waco, Texas during World War 2. Robinson was asked to move to the back of the bus by white men. He argued and fought until he arrived at his stop, in which they continued to argue with him, leading a bus dispatcher and a military policeman to join in. Robinson was then referred to as a “nigger Lieutenant” which enflamed him, causing him to say “he…

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    Despite the of allowing controversy of allowing people of color into the MLB, who were the major people who possibly made the Negro Leagues known as well as who made it a major topic. We all know that a guy named Jackie Robinson was the first African-American player to play in the MLB with other so called races mainly white. You not only have the first black player in the MLB, you also have the first black manager. His name was “John Jordan O’Neill aka Frank Robinson, who had became the first…

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