Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was an American baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era.

basketball player, person, actor, athlete, second baseman, aquarius person, serviceman, American footballer, author, award winner, male person, baseball player, activist

Age at Death
55 years, 8 months and 23 days old
Attributes
african-american , male
Born
1919 , 1917 , January 1917 , January 31st 1917 , the United States ,  …
Buried
Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn
Did
die
Died
1972 , October 1972 , October 24th 1972 , the United States , North America ,  …
Died During
1970s
Educated
University of California, Los Angeles
Employer
Dodgers
Featured in
Jackie Robinson , Jackie Robinson , The Brooklyn Dodgers , Pee Wee & Jackie , Scandalize My Name ,  …
First Name
"Jack" , "Jackie" , Jackie
Games Played
basketball
Gender
male , female
Husband
Rachel Robinson , Silas Simmons , Bud Fowler , Wendell Smith
Influence of, Influence
Steve Hofstetter
Inspired by
Matthew Robinson
Last Name
"Robinson"
Legal name, Full name
"Jack Roosevelt Robinson"
Middle-name
"Roosevelt"
Nationality
african , american
Organisations
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Quotes
"The way I figured it, I was even with baseball and baseball with me. The game had done much for me, and I had done much for it." , "The right of every American to first-class citizenship is the most important issue of our time." , "Pop flies, in a sense, are just a diversion for a second baseman. Grounders are his stock trade." , "Above anything else, I hate to lose." , "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives."
Residence
Brooklyn, New York , Montana , Pasadena, California , Stamford, Connecticut
Someone Who Reached
Daytona Beach, Florida
Starred in
The Jackie Robinson Story , The Life of Jackie Robinson
Team
Dodgers , Kansas City Monarchs , Montreal Royals
Website
http://www.jackierobinson.org , http://www.jackierobinson.com/home.html
Websites
http://www.jackierobinson.com
Went to
California
Won
Presidential Medal of Freedom
Worked with, Wife
Rachel Robinson

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