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Jackie Robinson By Alleigh Wilham
Transcript of Jackie Robinson By Alleigh Wilham
Jackie Robinson was named the region's Most Valuable Player in baseball in 1938.
Jackie went to the University of California where he became the university's first student to win varsity letters in four different sports.
Jackie Robinson made 417 with 43 runs scored and 25 stolen bases in just 24 games.
After jis discharge from the Army in 1944, he started to play baseball professionally.
Throughout his decade-long career with the Dodgers, Robinson made advancements in the cause of civil rights for black athletes.
In 1955 he helped the Dodgers win the world series!
Jackie retires in 1957 with a career with the Blooklyn Dodgers with a career batting average of .311.
Jackie Robinson died in Connecticut in 1972 of a heart attack.
Jackie Robinson was born on January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia.
Jackie Robinson was the youngest of five kids.
Jackie Robinson plays baseball
Jackie makes a difference!