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Jackie Robinson was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1887.
He grew up in a rough section of Boston and attended Stuyvesant High School in the East End.
He was a standout at Stuyveld and played for the New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, and New York Rangers before retiring in 1926.
Jacky Robinson was one of the great baseball players of the 20th century.
He won three batting titles, one batting title, three batting championships, and four batting championships.
He was the third player to win three batting crowns in a single season, and the first player to do it twice.
He batted .300 with 8 homers, 50 RBIs, and 11 stolen bases.
He also won two batting titles with the Boston Braves.
In 1928, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame and in 1931 he was named a member of the National Baseball Hall Of Fame.
He is the first person to win two batting crown and a batting title in a season in one season.
Jackie Robinson, the third person to ever win both batting crown with a single year in the history of the game, was inductee into the baseball Hall of Federation in 2016.