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Transcript of Jackie Robinson
-Died October 24th, 1972 (age 53).
-Was the first African-American player to join Major League Baseball.
He Was Signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
-He Was Hated by his teammates and spectators.
-His Presence in the Majors eventually lead to all races being accepted in all professional sports.
-He Wore #42 which would eventually be retired in
Major League Baseball Forever.
How Was Jackie Robinson Portrayed in the Film?
Every year in major league baseball, players from all teams wear #42 in honor of Jackie on Jackie Robinson Day.
Thanks For Watching!
-After everything he experienced, Jackie Robinson was always happy and smiling.
The Film(42 2013)
-Many African-Americans joined Major League Baseball shortly after.
-Ready to Start a Fight
-A Bit Cocky
The Film's Message
-It was very clear that no one wanted Robinson around.
-Told not to fight back(Take Abuse).
-Threatened many times.
-Eventually gained the respect of his teammates, managers and fans.
-Jackie's number has been retired from the MLB forever from 2014 and on...
-Most believe that Robinson was the first African-American to play Major League Baseball who was abused verbally and physically because of his skin colour.
-Eventually Robinson changed Major League Baseball When more African-Americans were welcome to join.
-Teammates, Managers and fans gained respect for Robinson.
And Many More...
-Became Fan Favourite.