Jackie Robinson

Vocabulary – Jackie Robinson

Pioneer Noun a person or group that is the first to do something or that leads in developing something new

Sharecropper Noun a tenant farmer who farms land for the owner and is paid a share of the value of the yielded crop

Athlete Noun somebody with the abilities to participate in physical exercise, especially in competitive games and races

Court-Martialed Verb To be put before a military court that tries members of the military and others for offenses under military law

Rookie Noun a player, especially a professional athlete, who is in the first year of participation in a sport

Discrimination Verb unfair treatment of one person or group, usually because of prejudice about race, ethnicity, age, religion, or gender

Teammates Noun a member of the same team as somebody else

Prestigious Adjective having a high reputation; honored; esteemed