Over his career with the Kansas City Monarchs, Robinson played 47 games while at short stop. His average was .387, and he had a registered 5 home runs and 13 stolen bases.
UCLA Bruins then he played for the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro League.
Kansas City Monarchs
Jackie Robinson played for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the major leagues. Before that, he played for the Kansas City Monarchs.
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Kansas City Monarchs in 1945. Jackie was a teammate of Satchel Paige.
Kansas City Monarchs Montreal Royals Brooklyn Dodgers
Jackie Robinson played one year in the Negro Leagues, 1945, and he played 47 games at shortstop for the Kansas City Monarchs.
In 1954, Jackie Robinson was playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was on their team from 1947-1956. Prior to the Dodgers he played for the Kansas City Monarchs.
No. He only played for Kansas City Monarchs (1945), Montreal Royals (1946) and Brooklyn Dodgers (1947-1956).
Jackie Robinson played one season in the Negro Leagues ... 1945 for the Kansas City Monarchs. He played shortstop and batted .387 on 63 base hits in 163 at bats.
Robinson played in college at UCLA, briefly for the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro League, the Montreal Royals in the minor league and the Brooklyn Dodgers in the Major Leagues.
Jackie Robinson played for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League in 1945, Montreal of the International League (AAA) in 1946, and the Brooklyn Dodgers of the National League between 1947-1956.
Kansas City Monarches of the Negro Leagues
The Royals entered the AL in 1969 as the Royals and have been named so ever since. But, before the Royals, the Athletics moved to Kansas City in 1955 and stayed until they left for Oakland in 1968. The Kansas City Monarchs were in Kansas City in 1951. This was the Negro League team of Jackie Robinson fame.
Jackie Robinson began his baseball career with the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League in 1945 after being discharged from the Army. He signed with the Dodgers after the season, played with the Montreal Royals of the International League in 1946 and began his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
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.
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.
1920-1965. Click on the "Kansas City Monarchs" link below to read about this historic franchise.
The Dodgers signed Jackie Robinson to a contract after the 1945 season when he hit .387 for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League. Robinson spent one season in AAA ball playing for Montreal and then the Dodgers purchased his contract on April 10, 1947 and brought him up to the major leagues. Robinson's first game in MLB for the Dodgers was April 15, 1947 against the Boston Braves.
As a professional, Robinson first played for the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro League, then with the Brooklyn Dodgers' farm club, the Montreal Royals, and finally with the Dodgers for his 10 year Major League career.
Before signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson played for the Kansas City Monarch, a Negro League in 1945, then he played for the Montreal Royals in 1946. The Royals were a AAA farm team of the Dodgers.
Buck O'Neil was a ball player for the Kansas City Monarchs.