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Learn all about the childhood of Jackie Robinson, and how he became all-star in American history as well as baseball!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Jack Roosevelt and#8220;Jackieand#8221; Robinson was the first African American to play Major League Baseball in the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947, ending racial segregation and contributing significantly to the Civil Rights Movement. He went on to have an amazing baseball career. Over ten seasons, he played in six World Series, was selected for six consecutive All-Star Games, was the recipient of the inaugural MLB Rookie of the Year Award, and won the National League Most Valuable Player Award in 1949. In 1962, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. And in 1997, Major League Baseball and#8220;universallyand#8221; retired his uniform number, 42, across all major league teams, making him the first pro athlete in any sport to be so honored.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;In this narrative biography, youand#8217;ll discover what he was like as a kid, and how his experiences made him into the athlete and activist he later became!

About the Author

Herb Dunn is a pseudonym for a well-known author. Under this name, he also wrote andlt;iandgt;Joe DiMaggio: Young Sports Hero.andlt;/iandgt;

Product Details

ISBN:
9781481413817
Author:
Dunn, Herb
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Author:
Henderson, Meryl
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Children s-Sports Fiction-Baseball
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
History's All-Stars
Publication Date:
20140831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c glossy jkt with no sfx; bandamp;w in
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
209.55 x 139.7 mm
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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Children's » Sports and Outdoors » Sports Fiction » Baseball and Softball
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Biographies

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