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By Stephanie McPherson, Tad Butler

ISBN-10: 0761352074

ISBN-13: 9780761352075

ISBN-10: 0761359400

ISBN-13: 9780761359401

ISBN-10: 1435118995

ISBN-13: 9781435118997

Do you know that no longer all Brooklyn Dodgers fanatics and gamers welcomed Jackie Robinson to the crew in 1947? a few enthusiasts and teammates were not welcoming to a black participant first and foremost. yet Jackie's nice enjoying quickly received them over.

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He also started a construction company to build houses for poor people. And he wrote a book about his entire baseball career, titled I Never Had It Made. ’s funeral. Jackie’s daughter, Sharon, is on the left. 40 Many people believed Jackie did have it made because he was famous and successful. But Jackie said he did not have it made while so many African Americans lived in poverty and were denied their rights. He wanted all citizens to be able to vote and run for office. ” Jackie holds a sign at a demonstration asking companies to give more jobs to African Americans.

The Little World Series ended with games at Delorimier Stadium. It was the home field of the Montreal Royals. When the series ended in Montreal, it was a different story. Jackie’s outstanding performance helped the Royals win the series. ” cried the fans as they rushed onto the field. They lifted him onto their shoulders and sang. When he tried to return home, they chased him down the street. ” 28 Jackie had had an excellent year in the minor leagues. Soon he and Rachel had another reason to celebrate.

17; © Bettmann/CORBIS, pp. 23, 27, 31, 33; AP Photo/Ed Widdis, p. 24; © Rogers Photo Archive/Getty Images, pp. 28; © FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images, p. 29; © Sporting News/ZUMA Press, p. 32; AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, p. 40. Front Cover: © Bettmann/CORBIS. Back Cover: AP Photo/USPS. For quoted text: pp. 7, 12, 26, 31, John R. M. Wilson, Jackie Robinson and the American Dilemma (New York: Longman Pearson, 2010); pp. 18, 19, 21, 23, 34, 41, Jackie Robinson, I Never Had It Made: An Autobiography (New York: Ecco Press, 1995), first published 1972 by Putnam; pp.

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