Biography - Jackie Robinson, 1919-1972: The First Black ...

http://www.manythings.org/voa/people/Jackie_Robinson.html That began changing when Jackie Robinson played his first game for New York's Brooklyn Dodgers on April fifteenth, nineteen forty-seven. Jackie Robinson grew up in a family of five children in Pasadena, California, near Los Angeles. His father had left. His mother did not earn much money, so Jackie Robinson learned to make his own way in life.…

Jackie Robinson Information Los Angeles Dodgers

https://www.mlb.com/dodgers/history/jackie-robinson April 15, 2004 marked the start of an annual tradition throughout baseball, as Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated on the same day as Robinson's first MLB game. The JRF is a public, not-for-profit national organization founded by Rachel Robinson in 1973 as a vehicle to perpetuate the memory of Jackie Robinson and his achievements.…

Biography: Jackie Robinson - Ducksters

https://www.ducksters.com/sports/jackie_robinson.php At the start of the 1947 baseball season, Robinson was called up to join the Brooklyn Dodgers. On April 15, 1947 he became the first African-American to play baseball in the major leagues . Once again, Jackie faced all sorts of racial abuse from the fans and from other baseball players.…

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https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/robinja02.shtml December 13, 1956: Traded by the Brooklyn Dodgers to the New York Giants for Dick Littlefield and $30,000. Jackie Robinson refused to report to his new team. Trade was voided and players returned on December 13, 1956.Height: 1.8 Meter…

Jackie Robinson - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackie_Robinson Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was the first African-American Major League Baseball (MLB) player of modern times. Robinson broke the baseball color barrier when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. He was the first black man to openly play in the major leagues since the 1880s.Batted: Right: Threw: Right…

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https://www.timetoast.com/timelines/jackie-robinson--24 Jackie Robinson is drafted into Major League Baseball In 1947, after many years of playing baseball in the Minor Leagues, Jackie Robinson is drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers and is the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.…

Jackie Robinson - U-S-History.com

https://u-s-history.com/pages/h2068.html Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play Major League baseball outside of a segregated black league, in 1947. He became a living milestone for racial equality and changed the sport of ……

Jackie Robinson's Struggle as the First Black Player in ...

https://howtheyplay.com/team-sports/Jackie-Robinson-and-the-struggle-of-becoming-the-first-black-player-in-Major-League-Baseball Apr 30, 2014 · When Jackie Robinson took his position at first base at Ebbets Field on April 15, 1947, the history of America was changed forever. Becoming the first African-American in Major League Baseball in the 20th century, Robinson faced harsh criticism from fans, other players, and even his own teammates.Reviews: 3…

Biography - Jackie Robinson, 1919-1972: The First Black ...

http://www.manythings.org/voa/people/Jackie_Robinson.html Jackie Robinson, 1919-1972: The First Black Player in Modern Major League Baseball Download MP3 (Right-click or option-click the link.). ANNOUNCER: Welcome to PEOPLE IN AMERICA, a program in Special English on the Voice of America.Today Shirley Griffith and Rich Kleinfeldt tell about a man who changed professional baseball in the United States.…

Biography: Jackie Robinson - Ducksters

https://www.ducksters.com/sports/jackie_robinson.php At the start of the 1947 baseball season, Robinson was called up to join the Brooklyn Dodgers. On April 15, 1947 he became the first African-American to play baseball in the major leagues . Once again, Jackie faced all sorts of racial abuse from the fans and from other baseball players.…

Jackie Robinson Stats Baseball-Reference.com

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/robinja02.shtml View Jackie Robinson's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos). Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1947 season Full Name: Jack Roosevelt Robinson View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject. More bio, uniform, draft, salary info ... Playing the Percentages in Baseball.Height: 1.8 Meter…

Jackie Robinson - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackie_Robinson Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was the first African-American Major League Baseball (MLB) player of modern times. Robinson broke the baseball color barrier when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. He was the first black man to openly play in the major leagues since the 1880s. He had a big role in bringing an end to racial segregation in ...Batted: Right: Threw: Right…

Jackie Robinson timeline Timetoast timelines

https://www.timetoast.com/timelines/jackie-robinson--24 Jackie Robinson is drafted into Major League Baseball In 1947, after many years of playing baseball in the Minor Leagues, Jackie Robinson is drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers and is the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.…

Jackie Robinson's Struggle as the First Black Player in ...

https://howtheyplay.com/team-sports/Jackie-Robinson-and-the-struggle-of-becoming-the-first-black-player-in-Major-League-Baseball Apr 30, 2014 · When Jackie Robinson took his position at first base at Ebbets Field on April 15, 1947, the history of America was changed forever. Becoming the first African-American in Major League Baseball in the 20th century, Robinson faced harsh criticism from fans, other players, and even his own teammates.Reviews: 3…

Negro Leagues MLB.com - Major League Baseball

http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/history/mlb_negro_leagues_profile.jsp?player=robinson_jackie Robinson's entrance into the big leagues spelled the beginning of the end for the Negro Leagues By Tom Singer/MLB.com The beginning of the end for the Negro Leagues came when Jackie Robinson signed a pro contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1945.…

Jackie Robinson - U-S-History.com

https://u-s-history.com/pages/h2068.html A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. - Jackie Robinson. Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play Major League baseball outside of a segregated black league, in 1947. He became a living milestone for racial equality and changed the sport of baseball forever.…

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https://www.britannica.com/biography/Jackie-Robinson Jan 27, 2020 · Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player to play in the American major leagues during the 20th century. He famously broke the color line of Major League Baseball (MLB) when he appeared on the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. A baseball icon, his number was retired across MLB in 1997.…