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Jackie Robinson plays ball

Robyn O"Sullivan

Jackie Robinson plays ball

by Robyn O"Sullivan

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Published by National Geographic in Washington D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robinson, Jackie, -- 1919-1972 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American baseball players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robyn O"Sullivan.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
    SeriesNational Geographic history chapters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.R6 O39 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17575377M
    ISBN 109781426301902
    LC Control Number2007007893
    OCLC/WorldCa85783274

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    Dodgers: Jackie Robinson's first game. Editor's note: This essay is an excerpt from "The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America: The Brooklyn Dodgers," edited by Lyle Spatz, the first book in SABR's "Memorable Teams in Baseball History" series with the University of Nebraska Press (April 1, ). Robinson as a Dodger: to When he began playing for the Dodgers in , at Jackie Robinson was older than the typical rookie. Baseball fans and players reacted to Robinson with everything from unbridled enthusiasm evident in newspaper headlines, to wariness and open hostility expressed in beanball pitches and death threats.

    Jackie Robinson Biography. Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson was born on Janu , in a small town in Georgia. He moved to Pasadena, California, when he was very young. Later he attended the University of California at Los Angeles where he was a stand-out in baseball, football, basketball, and track.   Jackie Robinson became the first black man to play major league baseball in the twentieth century when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers on Ap He went on to become the first black player to be named Rookie of the Year, to win the Most Valuable Player award, and to be inducted into major league baseball's Hall of Fame.


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Robyn O'Sullivan is the author of several National Geographic History and Science Chapters, including Jackie Robinson Plays Ball, The Wright Brothers Fly, and Your Bones, 32 Teeth, and Other Body : Robyn O'Sullivan. Introduction: Meet Jackie Robinson 7 --Chapter 1 The Early Years 9 Jackie Robinson plays ball book 2 Robinson Joins the Dodgers 13 --Chapter 3 An All-Star Career 21 --Chapter 4 Life After Baseball 29 --Chapter 5 Jackie Robinson's Legacy 33 --Report Guide Series Title: National Geographic history chapters.

Responsibility: by Robyn O'Sullivan. Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier when he became the first black athlete to play Major League Baseball after joining the Brooklyn Dodgers in Born:   Jackie Robinson, the first black athlete to play Major League Baseball, joined the Brooklyn Dodgers on Apa date now famous as Jackie Robinson Day.

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Jackie Robinson did one of the greatest things, which impacted the United States history in a huge way/5. Play Ball, Jackie. (Single Titles (Hardcover)) - Kindle edition by Krensky, Stephen, Morse, Joe.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Play Ball, 4/5(4). 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 4/4(2).

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he en courted people other than white to play major league baseball. he changed baseball for the /5. Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia in to a family of sharecroppers. His mother, Mallie Robinson, single-handedly raised Jackie and her four other children.

They were the only black family on their block, and the prejudice they encountered only strengthened their bond. From this humble beginning would grow the first baseball.

42 is a American biographical sports film written and directed by Brian Helgeland about the racial integration of American professional baseball by player Jackie Robinson, who wore jersey number 42 through his Major League career.

The film stars an ensemble cast that was led by Chadwick Boseman as Robinson, and Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey, with Nicole Beharie, Music by: Mark Isham. Over ten years before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in the major leagues, a little-known baseball team went to bat with players both black and white.

Journalist Tom Dunkel writes about. Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player to play in the American major leagues during the 20th century. He famously broke the color line of Major League Baseball (MLB) when he appeared on the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers on Ap A baseball icon, his number was retired across MLB in Jackie Robinson.

Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and First Baseman Bats: Right • Throws: Rightlb (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 Height: Meter.

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Hardcover $ | ISBN | years Buy. One of the most iconic players in baseball history, Jackie Robinson was a Hall of Famer and a hero for his exploits on the field with the. Directed by Brian Helgeland. With Chadwick Boseman, T.R.

Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie. InJackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process/10(K). Highlights from the World Series between the Dodgers and the Yankees.

Jackie Robinson steals home and is called safe. Some sports stars are born to break the records. Jackie Robinson broke the social and racial barriers of his sport and of his age. On Ap Robinson became the first African-American to play Major League baseball, and his career with.

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TORONTO -- One year before Jackie Robinson changed the game of baseball when he stepped onto the dirt at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aphis baseball journey took him to Canada. Robinson, fresh off his lone season in the Negro Leagues, was assigned to the Montreal Royals, the Triple-A International League affiliate of the Brooklyn .Hey welcome Studio 40 - two named after Jackie Robinson, Jackie Robinson would have been a hundred years old Joe I wish I could go back and sit down with Jackie and talk about all the things he went through to be successful in life and you know what we get to celebrate his life, not just talking about him, breaking the color barrier, but one of the greatest plays that ever .