Jackie Robinson

  • Jackie Robinson was Born

    Jackie Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia
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    Jackie Robinson Timeline

  • Jackie Robinson was raised in california

    His mother decided to leave Georgia and moved to Pasadena, California where Jackie was raised
  • Jackie went to pasadena junior college

    He enrolled in Pasadena Junior College
  • Jackie went to UCLA

    Jackie went to UCLA
    Robinson entered the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), lettering in four sports!
  • Jackie won an NCAA award

    Jackie Robinson won the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, broad jump title
  • Jackie played pro football

    Played professional football for the Honolulu Bears, a semi-professional football team.
  • Jackie in the army

    Jackie in the army
    Jackie was drafted into the army.
  • Jackie was commissioned as second lieutenant

    Private Robinson was commissioned as a second lieutenant
  • Jackie was discharged from the army

    He was honourably discharged in November 1944 following an ankle injury
  • Jackie Begins his baseball career

    Jackie Begins his baseball career
    Robinson begins baseball career with Kansas City Monarchs, a negro team and was then recruited by Branch Rickey to play for minor league Montreal Royals
  • Jackie got married

    Robinson married Rachel Isum, a nursing student he had met at UCLA
  • Jackie started playing for the dodgers

    Jackie started playing for the dodgers
    Jackie Robinson brought to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black on major league team. He suffered considerable racial abuse. The same year he was named 'Rookie of the Year' and featured on the cover of Time magazine
  • Jackie named mvp

    Named the National League's Most Valuable Player
  • Jackie was traded to the giants but retired

    Jackie Robinson was traded to the New York Giants, but he then decided to retire from major league baseball.
  • throughout 1950's- 1960's Jackie was a supporter of mlk jr.

    Jackie Robinson became a vocal supporter of Martin Luther King Jr. and for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
  • Jackie in the hall of fame

    Jackie in the hall of fame
    Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Jackie robinson died

    Jackie Robinson died of a heart attack when he was 53 in Stamford, Connecticut.