Jackie Robinson

The perserverer

How he persevered

Jackie Robinson was called so many names, he persevered through all the hatred and fought for racial rights.

How he persevered

Jackie Robinson didn’t let the rumors get to him because he wanted to play ball and he didn’t let anyone tell him otherwise.

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“He had demanded and received more information and came to the conclusion that If I had been white, people would have said, “Here’s a guy who’s a contender, a competitor.”

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“Suppose I was a shortstop. Another player comes down from first, stealing, flying in with spikes high, and cuts me on the leg, the white player laughs in my face.”

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