Jackie Robinson

Timeline created by Tanner Dubicki
  • Jackie Robinson was born.

    Jackie Robinson was born.
    He was born in Cario, Georgia. He was raised by a single mother.
  • He got his varsity letters in 4 sports.

    He got his varsity letters in 4 sports.
    He became the first in the university to get his varsity letter in 4 differnt sports. He played track, basketball, football, and baseball.
  • Jackie was hired to play semi pro football.

    Jackie was hired to play semi pro football.
    After UCLA, Jackie was hired to play semi-pro football with the Honolulu Bears. Their first exhibition game was in Pearl Harbor. Jackie left Honolulu.
  • He had to leave UCLA.

    He had to leave UCLA.
    Eventhough Robinson had all that success, he had to leave UCLA because his family could not pay the money for the school anymore.
  • Robinsons high school.

    Robinsons high school.
    Robinson went to Muir High school.
  • Robinson serves luitenent in the United States army

    Robinson serves luitenent in the United States army
    From 1942 to 1944, Robinson served as a second luitenent in the united states army.
  • He started to play for the major leagues.

    He started to play for the major leagues.
    Jackie signed as the first ever black player to compete in the major leages. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
  • Rookie of the Year.

    Rookie of the Year.
    Robinson led the leage in stolen bases. He won rookie of the year. People started to accept him after this.
  • Robinson helped the Dogers win a World Series.

    Robinson helped the Dogers win a World Series.
    Robinson helped the Dogers win the World Series. This was vs the Yankees.
  • Robinson retired.

    Robinson retired.
    He went on and retired with an impresive batting averge of .311.
  • Jackie Robinson Dies

    Jackie Robinson Dies
    Jackie Robinson dies in Stanford Connecticut.
  • His number was retired.

    His number was retired.
    The Dogers retired his number. No one can wear the number 42 in baseball.