Jacke Robinson was the youngest of 5 children. His dad left him and his family shortly after he was born. He had to grow up with no father figure. He and his family were very good at sports. His brother won a silver metal at the 1936 olympics. He was a quarter back in highschool and a star baseball player. He had to deal with racism then two with his teamates moslty being white.
Jackie robison is my hero for the things he did. He fought threw a lot of things just because of his skin color. Claim: Jackie Robinson is my hero because he is courages. Evidence: Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier when he became the first black athlete to play Major League Baseball in the 20th century. Analysis: He broke the color barrier so a lot of people didnt like him because of his skin color. Because of that he had the have fortidude and fight threw adversity because of his race which is courages.
Jackie Robinson broke the skin barrier in baseball which started other sports to do the same. Now baseball has many races and so do other sports. He started one of the first civil rights acts threw interracial sports. Being charimatic from baseball he later had a bigger role after baseball nad into genral civil rights acts in not only baseball along with MLK and Malcom X.
After integrating baseball, Robinson became a full-fledged leader in the civil rights movement. As a board member of the NAACP, he traveled across the country in an effort to build morale among African Americans fighting for racial justice in their local communities.
An exceptional base runner, Jackie Robinson stole home 19 times in his career, setting a league record. In 1955, he helped the Dodgers win the World Series. Before he retired, he became the highest-paid athlete in Dodgers history.
In 1942, Jackie Robinson was drafted into the military to a segregated cavalry unit in Kansas. There he also faced discrimination when he and other colored soldiers applied for Officer Candidate School (OCS) and were later accepted after much fighting and debate. After completing it, he was commisioned as a Second Lieutiant in the United States military.
Jackie Robinson was born on a plantation near Cairo, Georgia, on January 31, 1919. When he was 6 months old, his father left. He did a lot of things with his brothers without a father. His mother moved the family to California. With the help of a niece, his mother bought a house in a white neighborhood in Pasadena. They faced a lot of hate thier. White people didnt want them their but they persevered and stayed.