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The Great One He struck a mighty blow for equality freedom and the American way of life Jackie Robinson was a good citizen a great man and the true American champion Ronald Reagon I dont know if anyone could have summarized his life better Jackie was a great influence to the American public To over came diversity and succeed is a great accomplishment Jackie Roosevelt Robinson was born in Cairo Georgia January 31 1919 He went to college at the University of UCLA Where he was a star in four sports basketball baseball football and track He is the only bruin to letter in four sports After college he went to pursue a career in the Army He soon became a lieutenant He was put on honorable discharge for seating in a white person seat in the Army bus In 1947 he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers to become the first African-American to play modern day baseball He won rookie of the year and was only the begging for the awards he would receive He later receive MVP and elected into the Hall Of Fame He brought many kinds of fans to the game if baseball His style of playing brought excitement back to the game As much of the world like to watch him there were some who hated him He received much hate mail from all kinds of people He received letters threaten to kill him if he was to step on their hometown field with the other white players A fellow baseball player from the opposing team slid into him putting a big gash in his knee that would take him out of the game He was not the first black player in the major league baseball neither was he the first black star athlete Words cannot describe what he brought to the game of baseball and the rest of America His success in baseball proved that blacks and white
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