J A C K I E   R O B I N S O N

Born January 31st, 1919 in Cairo, Georgia, Jack "Jackie" Roosevelt Robinson enrolled in UCLA in 1939 where he excelled at football and track. Following a period of enlistment in the U.S. Army, Mr. Robinson joined the Negro League with the Kansas City Monarchs. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers farm team in Montreal, and in 1949 won the National League's Most Valuable Player award. Mr. Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962, and died ten years later on October 24th, 1972 in Stamford, Connecticut.

For information about the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF), please click here.

For the official Jackie Robinson website, please click here.

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Jackie and Rachael (nee Issum) Robinson
Our World Magazine, June 1954
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Jackie and Rachael Robinson with son Jackie Jr.
Ebony Magazine, September 1947
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Jackie and Rachael Robinson with children; Jackie Jr., Sharon, and David
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Jackie Robinson (age 6, second from left) poses with mother, Mallie, and (left to right); brothers Mack, Edgar, and Frank, and sister Willa Mae.
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