Joey Miscio. 'Jackie Robinson Stealing Home' 7B
Brother was born
Jackie had many brother and sisters. Edgar, frank, Matthew 'Mack' and his sister Willa Mae.
He was born on a farm owned by somebody else.
The first all black baseball team was the Cuban Giants.
Jackie's family was very poor could not afford to many things.
Rickey the manager was with the Cardinals for 17 years.
The great depression was going on so Jackie was thinking of getting a job.
The team would travel with their own lighting system so the could play at night.
Jackie was one of not to many black athlete.
The brothers were very active and played many sports.
Jackie made it in to UCLA and his brother would never see him play.
He was cut off by a car and chased them down.
Jackie was starting in the military on August 1944.
Jackie was a all around athlete and was good at baseball.
people thought Jackie was a good instructor so he became a coach.
The first thing that man said to Jackie was if he had a girlfriend, Jackie thought it was pretty personal.
He was playing in the major leagues so it was way more intense.
Their wedding was held in a church in Los Angles.
Jackie played for the Montreal Royals, a minor league team.
Jackie has been told that he is not only a good baseball player but a good man
Jackie returned to baseball out of shape and was starting spring training.
The USSR was acting suspicious.
Jackie was a great baseball player and was well known.
Dodgers were very good all around but Jackie stood out.
Jackie was one of the best baseball players that has lived.
Their was a black player on every team.
Jackie was a great man helping others in need.
Jackie's son dies in a car accident.
Jackie throws ball at second game of the World series.
Nines days after throwing the pitch he died.