History's HEROES? Dated 1919 - 1972

Jackie Robinson

Created by

Billy Bob Joe

Location

Washington
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Achievements

    Characteristics

    • Brave / Courageous
    • A good and strong leader
    • Altruistic (puts other first e.g. risks or gives life for others)
    • Clever
    • Visionary (has far reaching ideas)
    • Good or moral (strong beliefs or principles)
    • Has integrity (stands up for what they believe and act accordingly)
    • Perseverant / Tenacious (keeps going despite challenges)
    • Decisive
    • Single minded / Focused (has a purpose)
    • Inspiring / Charismatic
    • Determined
    • Ambitious
    • Wise
    • Honest
    • Kind and compassionate
    • Just and fair minded

    Quotations

    " Above anything else, I hate to lose." -

    The best player ever

    Jackie Robinson was a great man giving a dark time in American history a bright side. He dazzled people with his baseball and other sports skill. And was a brave man playing with death threats and racism all around him and still played with an amazing amount of skill.

    Jackie Robinson was a MLB player but before that he lettered in four sports in college. He had an athletic family his brother getting a silver medal in track in the 1936 olympics. Jackie being the first African American baseball player had lots of problems with fans at games and even death threats by mail.

    Life in Jackie Robinson's world

    It was hard at first getting death threats and horrible fans at games but over time people started to respect him.

    Was Jackie Robinson a Hero?

    Things you might not know about Jackie Robinson

    His brother won a silver medal in track in the olympics in 1936.
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