Joey Miscio 'Stealing Home Jackie Robinson' 7B

Joey Miscio. 'Jackie Robinson Stealing Home' 7B

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Brother Edgar was born in 1910.

1910

Brother was born

Jackie's other brother was born in 1912.

1912

Jackie had many brother and sisters. Edgar, frank, Matthew 'Mack' and his sister Willa Mae.

Born on a farm in Georgia, January 1919.

1919

He was born on a farm owned by somebody else.

A league for African Americans was formed .

1920

The first all black baseball team was the Cuban Giants.

Somehow by 1923 Jackie's mother saved money.

1923

Jackie's family was very poor could not afford to many things.

When Jackie was only seven when the ST Louis Cardinals won the world series.

1926

Rickey the manager was with the Cardinals for 17 years.

Jackie was thinking about getting a job.

1929

The great depression was going on so Jackie was thinking of getting a job.

The Kansas City Monarchs were the first to play under lights.

1929

The team would travel with their own lighting system so the could play at night.

No other black athlete had played for the Eagles.

1933

Jackie was one of not to many black athlete.

Jackie's brother Mac made it into the Olympics.

1936

The brothers were very active and played many sports.

Frank died in a motorcycle accident.

1939

Jackie made it in to UCLA and his brother would never see him play.

Jackie got in some trouble at school.

1939

He was cut off by a car and chased them down.

Jackie started in the military.

1944

Jackie was starting in the military on August 1944.

Jackie joined the Kansas City Monarchs, baseball team.

1945 - 1946

Jackie was a all around athlete and was good at baseball.

Jackie took a job as a basketball coach.

1945

people thought Jackie was a good instructor so he became a coach.

Jackie was talking to the manager of the Dodgers baseball team.

1945

The first thing that man said to Jackie was if he had a girlfriend, Jackie thought it was pretty personal.

Jackie was about to play his first organized game of baseball.

1946

He was playing in the major leagues so it was way more intense.

Jackie and his wife Rachel were married.

1946

Their wedding was held in a church in Los Angles.

One Million fans came to see the Montreal Royals play.

1946

Jackie played for the Montreal Royals, a minor league team.

The Brooklyn Dodgers picked up Jackie again.

1947

Jackie has been told that he is not only a good baseball player but a good man

Jackie was out of shape.

1948

Jackie returned to baseball out of shape and was starting spring training.

Was asked to help with the committee of Un-American Activities.

1949

The USSR was acting suspicious.

Jackie was considered to be one of the most controversial player in the game.

1951

Jackie was a great baseball player and was well known.

Dodgers were considered one of the best baseball team in the league.

1955

Dodgers were very good all around but Jackie stood out.

Jackie retires from baseball.

1957

Jackie was one of the best baseball players that has lived.

Boston became the last team to sing a black player.

1959

Their was a black player on every team.

Jackie helped black kids and families.

1960

Jackie was a great man helping others in need.

Jackie's son dies.

1971

Jackie's son dies in a car accident.

Threw the first pitch at the world series.

1972

Jackie throws ball at second game of the World series.

Jackie dies.

1972

Nines days after throwing the pitch he died.