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    Colour is not one of them.” These were famous words said by a close teammate and friend of Jackie Robinson to a crowd of discriminating bystanders at a Dodgers Baseball match. The Man they said it to was Jackie Robinson, The first player to openly break the colour barrier of baseball, On April 15, 1947. It all started on January 31, 1919. Early life Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born to Mallie and Jerry Robinson in a family of sharecroppers, on January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia, 25 days after President

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    Perseverance of a Leader When you think about the name Jackie Robinson, many people think about a baseball player, however what they didn't know was that he was a trailblazer. Throughout Jackie Robinson’s life, he had to go through many obstacles, mainly segregation, and he set the example that color or race did not matter and that you can be what you want, and achieve what you want no matter the color. Despite the obstacles and challenges that Jackie had to go through during his early life, through it

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    Jackie Robinson was born in Cairo. The year Jackie was born was 1919 to a family of farmers. His Mother name is Mallie Robinson. She raised Jackie and four other of her children. They were the only black family around and people gave them a hard time about living around them since they were the only black family on the block. Jackie was the very first black baseball player ever to join the white man’s league. Jackie Robinson started playing baseball in 1947. He was the first player who played in

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    Jackie Robinson, Why Him? The story of Jackie Robinson has become one of America's most iconic and inspiring stories. Since 1947, American history has portrayed Jackie Robinson as a hero, and he has been idolized as a role model to the African American baseball community. It is an unarguable fact that he was the first to tear down the color barriers within professional baseball. The topic of Robinson’s role in integration has long been a point of discussion amongst baseball historians. Researchers

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    sign a Negro player. Jackie Robinson was that player and Jackie Robinson changed the game, America, and history. By looking specifically at his childhood adversity, college life and the hardships he encountered by becoming the first black player in

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    Roosevelt Robinson was born on January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia; he was the youngest of five children. Jackie grew up very poor, but little did he know that his athletic ability would open the doors for his future. After his father deserted the family when Jackie was six months old, his mother, Mallie Robinson, moved the family to California in search of work. California also subjected blacks to segregation at that time, but to less of a degree than in the Deep South. The young Jackie defused his

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    1540-OL1 November 30, 2014 Jackie Robinson Robinson, Jackie (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) baseball player, civil rights activist was born in Cairo, Georgia the youngest of five children. His parents were Jerry and Mallie Robinson. Mallie Robinson worked several different jobs after her husband Jerry left the family in 1920. At Muir Tech, Robinson played several sports at the varsity level and lettered in four of them: football, basketball, track, and baseball. Robinson attended Pasadena Junior

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    Jackie Robinson was the first black man to ever play in an all white professional baseball league and he ended up becoming one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Jackie Robinson was born on January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia. When Jackie was only six months old his father left him and his mother was left single with five children, Jackie being the youngest (Robinson 1,2). When Jackie was one his mother moved his family to Pasadena, California (Robinson 4). Jackie Robinson was tormented

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    In 1947, Jackie Robinson was signed to the Brooklyn Dodgers. The non-colored people did not like this. So fans threw their concessions at him and teammates sent Jackie hate mail. Jackie’s teammates did not want to play with Jackie either. And even worse the players from the other team threw balls at Jackie’s head and spiked him with their cleats. But nothing could stop Jackie Robinson. I have chosen to divide my paper into four categories starting with who they are and ending with what their impact

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    Jack Robinson or “Jackie” for short, was a Professional baseball player in the MLB. Although Jackie Robinson was primarily known as the first black person to play professional baseball, he had many other recognizable achievements throughout his life. On his way to breaking the color barrier of professional baseball Robinson faced many challenges and hardships. Without Jackie Robinson, professional sports and even the world might not be the same today. On January 31st, 1919 Jack Roosevelt Robinson

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