Jackie Robinson: The First Black Baseball Player

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Have you ever seen the Dodgers win the World Series? They only won six times. Jackie Robinson helped them pull through the first one in 1955 against the Yankees. He was rookie of the year in 1947 and a national league MVP in 1949. also did you know that he was the first black baseball player to play in major league baseball? Because of his hardships he made it easier for black people to play major league baseball. Jackie Robinson was born on January 31 1919 in Cairo Georgia. He had 4 siblings and only one parent. His dad left them with their mother. Jackie grew up to excel in 5 sports. He went to college at Pasadena city and University of California. Jackie 's middle name is named after President Theodore Roosevelt because he spoke against
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