Jackie Robinson (1EMC) Group ⑫

by Kurt's Students


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Sofia Ferreira, Kevin Su, Vitória Guimarães e Pedro Paulo Carneiro.
Jack Roosvelt or Jackie Robinson was born in January 31th and passed away in October 24th
He was born in Georgia, a family that lived in a rural community;
He was a north american baseball player;
Considered the first afro-american in Major League Baseball, in the modern era;
He served the American army at the time of World War II;
He received an invitation to play in the Kansas City Monarchs, the main team of black and dark-skinned Latin leagues in the United States, where athletes who had not been accepted into other leagues for racial reasons played;
At the age of 28, he won the rookie of the year award in his first season, mainly for bringing a new style of play;
He became an important figure in several black movements, in which he was invited to represent them.
April 15
Jackie Robinson's day, players wear a number 42 shirt only on that day as a way to honor his legacy and achievements.
Jackie was inducted into the league's Hall of Fame in 1962 and in 1997 the MLB decided to retire the number 42 of all league teams so that everyone will always remember who Jackie Robinson was.
Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball was the only major company in the United States that had national repercussions, had more influence at the time;
He was the first black man in Major League Baseball history in the 1940s, changing the way American society viewed racial issues;
He broke the racial and racist barrier.
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He was born in Georgia and his family lived in a rural community;
His father abandoned the family when he was a baby and he had several siblings;
They moved to California in the 1910s to the 1920s;
His mother was one of the few black women from rural communities who had the opportunity to study, which helped them to have a stable experience in California, allowing everyone to study.
Moving to California
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