An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson,I Never Had It Madeby Jackie Robinson as told to Alfred Duckett By Nolan Lamb
Jackie Robinson’s Timeline • 1919- Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born on January 31, 1919. • 1920 -Jackie moves to Pasadena, CA • 1937- Enrolls in Pasadena Junior College • 1941- Leaves college plays for Honolulu Bears in an segregated Minor Football League. • 1942- Gets into the Army.
Jackie Robinson’s Timeline • 1945-Joins Kansas City Monarchs ,meets Branch Ricky and signs a big contract with Montreal Royals. Branch Ricky is the Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers. • 1946- Marries Rachel Isum and had Jackie Jr. • 1949- Receives most Valuable Player Award. • 1950 -Sharon Robinson was born. • 1952- Son David Robinson was born. • 1955- Dodgers win World Series.
Jackie Robinson’s Timeline • 1957- Robinson retires from baseball. • 1962- Introduce into the Hall of Fame. • 1968- Jackie's mom dies. • 1969-Jackie Jr returns from Vietnam wounded and started taken drugs and. • 1971- Jackie Jr dies in a car crash. • 1972-Jackie dies • 1997-Major League Baseball retires the number 42 league wide
Bibliography • Book used Jackie Robinson, An Autobiography “I Never Had it Made”, as to Alfred Duckett