4 edition of Jackie Robinson; pro ball"s first Black star found in the catalog.
Jackie Robinson; pro ball"s first Black star
James T. Olsen
by Creative Education; distributed by Childrens Press, Chicago in Mankato, Minn
Written in English
|Statement||by James T. Olsen. Illustrated by Harold Henriksen.|
|Contributions||Henriksen, Harold, illus.|
|LC Classifications||GV865.R6 O38|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||29|
|LC Control Number||73012437|
Jackie Robinson was a professional baseball player; he had a 10 year career in the MLB. To some people he was more than just your average baseball player, he was a hero. To start off Jackie Robinson was your first black professional baseball player, he fought . Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson was born Janu , in Cairo, Georgia and later moved to Pasadena, California. Continuing his education at UCLA, he remains the only student to earn varsity letters in four sports in one year. He served as a second lieutenant in the United States Army and, afterFile Size: KB. Breaking the Color Line: to By the s, organized baseball had been racially segregated for many years. The black press and some of their white colleagues had long campaigned for the integration of baseball. Wendell Smith of The Pittsburgh Courier was especially vocal. World War II experiences prompted more people to question. Jackie Robinson Day is a traditional event which occurs annually on April 15 in Major League Baseball (MLB), commemorating and honoring the day Jackie Robinson made his major league debut. Celebrated at MLB ballparks, on that one day, all players, coaches, and managers on both teams, and the umpires, wear Robinson's uniform number, April 15 was Opening Day in , Robinson's first season Date: April
Jackie Robinson. Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and First Baseman Bats: Right • Throws: Right , lb (cm, 88kg). Born: Janu in Cairo, GA us Died: Octo in Stamford, CT Buried: Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY. High School: Muir Technical (Los Angeles, CA) Schools: Pasadena City College (Pasadena, CA), University of California, Los Angeles (Los Height: Meter. It was Ap , and Jackie Robinson was about to break the shameful colour line in major league baseball, a feat that would have a lasting impact on sports and society. Jackie Robinson was one of the first black people to make an impact in history, as far as sports and education. He was the first African American to make an impact in . First edition of this primary documentation of baseball’s integration—“what it is like to be both a baseball star and a Negro,” signed, “Best wishes. Jackie Robinson.” Jackie Robinson.” This is an extraordinary collection of interviews between a number of famous black players and baseball legend Jackie Robinson.
Jackie Robinson Facts and Biography. His Life began on January 31 st in Cairo Georgia; Jackie Robinson was the youngest of 5 siblings and was raised by his mother after his father left his mother with the the year after Jackie was born the family moved to California, there Jackie followed his older brother Mac into the athletics, his brother was a shining star and for. I feel The Jackie Robinson Story comes much closer to depicting the true Robinson, and the black experience in the early and midth century. Helgeland makes it seem like Robinson is encountering racism for the first time when he enters major league baseball, . Jackie Robinson is shown as he prepared to throw out the first ball at the second game of the World Series in Cincinnati on Octo , his last public appearance. At right is. Jackie Robinson will forever be remembered as one of Baseball's leading legends. But to stop there would not do him justice. Test your knowledge of lesser-known facts about Jackie Robinson and.
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Read an Excerpt. Prologue Now everything is complete —Jackie Robinson () On the morning of Monday, Jin the pretty and historic village of Cooperstown in upstate New York, a young white man awoke nervously in the darkness just before dawn, dressed himself quickly, and was out of his hotel, the Cooper Inn, just after six o’clock.
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might have been one of the most important years in American history because Jackie Robinson was the first black athlete to sign with a white team/5. Jackie Robinson was known for being the first black male baseball player. When Jackie Robinson was a kid he loved playing sports including football, basketball.
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"Covers not only the story of Robinson's prowess and his problems as the first black man to play in the major leagues, but also the story of the rise and fall of black baseball and some of its star players and managers.
Nicely geared by vocabulary, sentence length, and print size to the primary grades audience."--Bulletin, Center for. “The first player who I ever saw dunking as part of his game was Jackie Robinson,” says former Rens player John Isaacs. “Robinson formed the nucleus of a fast-breaking attack,” states the ’41 UCLA Yearbook — and led the Pacific Coast Conference Southern Division (now.
This book is an inspiring sports biography of Jackie Robinson, who was not only a natural at football, basketball, and baseball, but was also the first black player to break the color barrier in major league InformationWith straightforward language and illustrations on nearly every page, the.
Illus. in full color with black-and-white photos. "Covers not only the story of Robinson's prowess and his problems as the first black man to play in the major leagues, but also the story of the rise and fall of black baseball and some of its star players and managers.
Nicely geared by 5/5(1). "Jackie Robinson's First World Series." Rookie Jackie Robinson, teammate Cookie Lavagetto, and the rest of the Brooklyn Dodgers beat the Yankees in the World Series.
Also includes: "Jackie Robinson and the Stolen Home Run"; "Jackie Robinson and the Golden Cup"; and "Dodgers of Yesteryear: Uncle Wilbert Robinson.".
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Jackie Robinson established himself early as an athlete. He was a star player while attending the University of California at Los Angeles.
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