Jackie Robinson

and how he perservered by Ian L

The Bad Ballpark

Jackie Robinson said: “Beanballs would be thrown at me. I would be called the kinds of names which would hurt and infuriate any man.”(pg.294)


Jackie Robinson knew that: “They’ll do anything to make you react. They’ll try to provoke a race riot in the ballpark. This is the way to prove to the public that a Negro should not be allowed in the major league.”(pg.294)

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Jackie Robinson had already tried to get onto the Boston Baseball team and didn’t, but he got the opportunity to try to get on a team again and he succeeded. (pg.291)


Jackie Robinson thought that he lost his girl, but this deal changed his place. He ended up telling his girlfriend and most likely saved his relationship. (pg.292, 295)

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Book Citation

"The Noble Experiment." Comp. Alfred Duckett. The Language of Literature. Vol. 7. Evanston: McDougal Littell, 2002. 288-95. Print.