Jackie Robinson: Most Legendary Baseball Player

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Jackie Robinson Who is one of the most legendary baseball players of all time? Some may say Babe Ruth or Joe Dimaggio, but you’re wrong. Jackie Robinson was the most legendary baseball player of all time. He was the first African American to play on a major league baseball team, he was one of the most successful baseball players to ever live, and he became a civil rights activist after retiring

Background Info. Jackie Robinson was a very successful young man, his fame started when he was in highschool. Robinson got varsity letters in four different sports, basketball, football, track, and baseball. When he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers he was forced to stay in a separate hotel without his teammates because he was a different color. Jackie Robinson was awarded the Rookie of the year award in 1947. He was arrested for not giving up his seat to a white person on the bus and later was released of all charges. The Brooklyn Dodgers had never won a world series before, but Jackie Robinson made that dream, come true, winning their first world series against the NY Yankees. Later on, after Robinson retired he was inducted into the hall of fame.

African American Baseball Player Jackie Robinson was the first ever African American to play on a major league baseball team. Later, Robinson
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Like how Jackie Robinson became the first african american to ever play on a major league baseball team. Or how he showed that african americans can play just as good as white ball players. And how Jackie Robinson help his fellow african americans in the fight for civil rights. To sum this up Jackie Robinson was one of the most legendary baseball players of all time, and not just because he was one of the best baseball players it's because of how he helped his fellow african americans for civil rights and how he changed baseball
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