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Jackie Robinsin is born

1919

Mack Jackies brother wins the 200 meters olympic silver medal

1936

Like his brother mack Jackie earns a silver medal in the olympics track

1936

Jackie's brother frank dies

1939

in the fall Jackie joins the L.A. bulldogs for football

1941

Jackie gets sent to fort riley for basic training

1942

Jackie was awarded the rank of lieutenant

1943

Jackie's military trial began

1944

Jackies own superior officer spoke very highly of him

Jackie joins the Kansas city Monarchs

1945

Back then major league base ball was a white mans game

After Jackie was discharged Jackie took a job as a basketball coach

1945

It was at Sam Houston College

Jackie accepts an offer to play professional baseball

1945

He gets payed $400 a month

Jackie robinson gets married

1946

He gets married in Los Angeles

named MVP in the National League

1949

His two million votes was tops on the 1949 ALL-Star team

Jackie was considered the most controversial

1951

He would criticize sportswrighters

Inducted into Baseball's Hall of Fame

1962

Jackie Jr. was killed in a car accident

1971

Jackie threw out the first ball in the second game of the 1972 world series

1972

He was in pain at the moment, and a fan asked him to write his name on a baseball and he couldn't because he couldn't read or write

Jackie's death

1972

He dies nine days after he threw the baseball for the worl series