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1 Jackie Robinson the first African American to play in Major League Baseball

2 Jackie Robinson was born January 31, 1919 in Cairo Georgia.

3 He grew up in Pasadena, California.

4 In 1937 he entered Pasadena junior college won the league baseball championship.

5 Robinson played in six world series games, with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

6 He also had success off the baseball field, starring as himself in the biographical film.

7 Jackie scores winning run in the game.

8 On July 26,1948 President Truman issued Executive Order 9981 that desegregated the military services.

9 In 1942 Jackie joined the united states Army, and became a second lieutenant.

10 In the fall he joined the integrated Honolulu bear profession football team.

11 His wife is name is Rachel

12 Question # 1 If Jackie Robinson was born on 1919 in Cairo, Georgia, and died on 1972 in Stanford, Connecticut, how old was he? A.12 B.24 C.65 D.53

13 Question # 2 When did Jackie Robinson join US Army? A.1934 B.1987 C D.1942

14 Question # 3 How many world series games did Robinson play? A.24 B.33 C.35 D.6

15 Question #4 What was Jackie Robinson first to do? A. the first African American to fly B. the first African American play major league baseball C. the first African American to be a slave

16 Question #5 What year did Jackie go to college won the league baseball championship A was it 2000 B1922 C1937

17 Question # 6 What is Jackie wife name? A. Rachael B. Resell C. Ron Macho

18 Question #7 What foot ball team did Robinson A was it the Seattle sea hawk B was it the Honolulu C was it the Pittsburgh D was it the new York giants

19 Question#8 What year did Jackie Robinson died A 1923 B 1945 C 1900 D 1972

20 Question#9 What year was Robinson was born A was it 1919 B was it 1800 C was it 1776 D was it 1945

21 Question#10 Jackie score what A the winning touch down B the winning home run C the winning basket

22 Question#11 Where was Jackie Robinson born A Cairo B new Mexico C Crazy macho

23 Who was president A Harry s Truman B Ron C Rashaan


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