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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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    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, 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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    came together as citizens to make sure something was done about this matter. Jackie Robinson also had to showed a lot of determination when he stuck for what he thought was right. He also showed citizenship by helping people of color,by giving them a chance for success. Jackie robinson possessed the character traits of determination and citizenship,that made him a successful civil rights advocate. One way Jackie Robinson showed citizenship was when he helped colored citizens when he gave them a chance

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    you the guts.- Jackie Robinson in 42” Robinson is famously know for his jersey number 42, and being a player for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Not only taking his team to the World Series but breaking down the color barrier that stood in the way. Robinson and many others where “helping pave the way for the civil right movement”(Tygiel 1). Not only that but “general manager branch Ricky would offer Robinson a lifetime deal to redefine the color line within baseball”(Tygiel 2). Jackie was the prefect

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    The game of baseball evolved immensely during the 1900’s. There were new rules and rule changes, new teams in new states, and then there was Jackie Robinson. Jackie Robinson was a true legend from the day he was born in 1919. Baseball had it all in the first half of the 1900’s, fans filled the stadiums day after day, even during the war times. There was a big-name player on almost every team, children and adults admired these professional baseball players. The only thing professional baseball didn’t

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    Danny Bogue Mr. Wallace History Day 12 September 2014 Jackie Robinson He walks into the stadium...hopeful...yet aware of the prejudice exiting in the minds of the ignorant... in the minds of those who do not realize his journey will empower the victims of unjustified hate and he will change history. Jackie Robinson shattered the color barrier in the MLB despite racism that permeated throughout the league and in society in the 1940 's. Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play major league

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