Timeline: Jackie Robinson
January 31, 1919
Jackie Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia.
Robinson was offered a professional baseball contract for the Kansas City Monarchs
Robinson became the first black baseball player in the International League since the 1880s
Joe Cummiskey of the Jersey Journal wrote: "Jackie Robinson, first Negro player
ever to play in organized baseball, broke in yesterday with the Montreal Royals ...
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Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was an American baseball player who
became the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the
Jackie Robinson was born in a time when African-Americans had little freedom.
He pushed against the injustices he was dealt and rose to be awarded the ...
On July 6, 1944, Jackie boards an unsegregated military bus headed to nearby
Temple, Texas. When the civilian driver tells him to move to the back of the bus, ...
Timeline highlights significant events in Jackie Robinson's life from birth to
modern day efforts of the Jackie Robinson Foundation.
TIMELINE OF. JackIE RObINsON's LIFE. Jack Roosevelt Robinson is born in
Cairo, GA. Robinson family moves to Pasadena, CA. Jackie enrolls in UCLA.
2 days ago ... Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier when he became the first black athlete to
play Major League Baseball in the 20th century. He signed ...