Jackie Jr Research Paper

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In 1919 Jackie was born. He had 4 other sibling, and his dad had left them with only their mother to take care of them. His mother bought a house on a white family street and were the only other black family living there. In high school, he got 4 letters in basketball, baseball, track, and football. Later on, he married his wife, and they had 3 kids. The kids names were Jackie Jr., Sharon and David. His son later died in a car accident.

In 1947 he started playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers and won the National League Rookie of the Year. Later in his career, he one MVP award, a batting title, and was put in the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 1956, he signed with the New York Giants and soon after, he retired from Major League. Throughout his career

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