pushing through adversity
- Jackie was prepared and fought through white fans harassing him and abusing him and trying to make him angry. (294)
- Jackie knew that whatever happens, he had to turn away from the adversity and stay calm. (294)
This is a picture of Jackie Robinson holding a bat in 1947
- "I'm looking for a ballplayer with the guts enough not to fight back." (294)
- "we can't fight our way though this, Robinson. we've got no army. There's virtually nobody on our side." (294)
Robinson, Jackie, "The Noble Experiment." Comp. Alfred Duckett. The Language of Literature. Vol. 7. Evanston: McDougal Littell, 2002. 288-95. Print.