Jackie Robinson’s daughter speaks at Merrill High School
Tuesday afternoon, Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, came to Merrill High School as this year’s Great Speaker Forum presenter. Sharon Robinson’s visit to Merrill is part of the “A Walk in Their Shoes” program.
Sharon spoke about her father’s life and how he helped chang
e America both on and off the baseball field. Sharon is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction, and has also written several books about her father. Pictured is Sharon Robinson as she talks to the audience about her father’s sports career.
Merrill’s Great Speaker Forum Committee began in 1978.