Jackie Robinson's Athletic Career

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  • National broad jump record

    National broad jump record
    During high school, Jackie set a national record in the broad jump.
  • UCLA career

    UCLA career
    Jackie was a four-sport star during his time at UCLA. The four sports included: track and field, football, basketball, and baseball.
  • Kansas City Monarchs

    Kansas City Monarchs
    Jackie spent 5 months with the Monarchs during the 1945 season alongside legendary pitcher, Satchel Paige.
  • Jackie broke the color barrier

    Jackie broke the color barrier
    He was signed in October 1945 by the Brooklyn Dodgers, but did not see action until April 1947.
  • All-Star Game

    All-Star Game
    Jackie played in the first ever all-star game that included African Americans.
  • World Championship!

    World Championship!
    Jackie was apart of the Dodgers team that brought Brooklyn their first ever World Championship
  • Retirement

    Retirement
    Jackie retired from the game of baseball after ten years.
  • Hall of Fame

    Hall of Fame
    Jackie was inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.