Jackie Robinson played 10 full seasons for the Brooklyn Dodgers, from 1947 to 1956. He won a batting title (1949), and was named the National League's Rookie of the Year (1947) and Most Valuable Player (1949). He appeared in six World Series, all of them against the New York Yankees (1947, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1955 and 1956). The Dodgers won their only world championship in Brooklyn in 1955. After his retirement, Robinson was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962, his first year of eligibility.
11 seasons. One in the minor leagues with the Montreal Royals, and ten in the Major Leagues with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
When Jackie Robinson was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers, there was no "draft" in effect in baseball. Robinson had played for the Kansas City Monarchs of the old Negro League in 1945, when he got the attention of Branch Rickey of the Dodgers who signed him and sent him to the Dodgers' farm team in Montreal. After one season at Montreal he was brought up to the Dodgers in 1947 and retired following th 1956 season, playing his entire Major League career with the Dodgers.
Robinson played for the Kansas City Monarchs for one season, 1945, then was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1946 and was assigned to the Dodgers' AAA farm club at Montreal. He joined the Dodgers to start the 1947 season and spent his entire Major League career, 10 years, with the Dodgers.
Jackie Robinson played professional baseball for 12 years, one with the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro League, one for the Montreal Royals in the International League and 10 for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the Major League's National League. He retired in 1956.
Jackie Robinson was in jail for 1 night.
Jackie Robinson became a good baseball player because he had practice for a very long time
Jackie Robinson was married to his wife Rachel from 1946 to 1972 when Jackie died at the age of 53. Rachel still attends many baseball functions.
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Ten seasons from 1947-1956
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Jackie Robinson corresponded with four presidents, not three--Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon. See Michael Long for evidence.
The cast of Crazy in Brooklyn - 2015 includes: Jackie Long as Craig Harrison
Jackie jumped 24 feet 10 1/2 inches while at UCLA.
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In 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball and was the first African American to play major league baseball. A member of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Robinson was the first African American to break a record in the Negro league and was one of the best African-American baseball players in history (even though in college, baseball had been his 'worst sport'). Robinson also won an NCAA Championship in the long jump at UCLA in 1940.
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The Brooklyn Dodgers did not play the Boston Red Sox in 1920. http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/schedule.php?y=1920&t=BOS You are probably thinking of the Dodgers and Boston Braves who played to a 1-1 tie in a 26 inning game on May 1, 1920.
The Brooklyn Dodgers -- originally known as the Grays -- were formed as a minor league team in 1883. They moved to the American Association (then a major league) in 1884 and to the National League in 1890. They won their only MLB World Series in 1955.
Jackie Robinson played major league baseball and became a civil rights activist after his 10 year long career with the Dodgers - which broke the assumed colour barrier in national sport. Martin Luther King Jr was a civil rights activist who gave one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century to 250,000 people in a march demanding an end to racism. Basically Martin Luther King was a famous civil rights activist and Robinson adapted to become one after his notorious baseball career.
Jackie Robinson attended Pasadena Junior College. He was a quarterback and safety on the football team and a shortstop on the baseball team. He was also a long jumper on the track team. He later got a scholarship to UCLA and played the most sports by a single person in the schools history
Jackie Robinson attended Pasadena Junior College. He was a quarterback and safety on the football team and a shortstop on the Baseball team. He was also a long jumper on the track team. He later got a scholarship to UCLA and played the most sports by a single person in the schools history