The Noble Experiment
Perserverance through Jackie Robinson, By:Julia Davies
Summary of Jackie Robinson Perservering
Jackie Robinson got beanballs thrown at him, and he would get harassing threats throughout his life. He was going through a lot of adversity. But at the end, Jackie was offered a contract that would give him a $3,500 bonus and a $600 month salary for agreeing to play on the Montreal Royals (Page 294-295).
Summary of Jackie Robinson Perservering #2
Jackie Robinson’s life was being ruined. People discouraged him, they threatened him, and they would ruin baseball for him. This is all just for having black hands.
Quote of Jackie Robinson Perservering
”They’ll taunt you and goad you”… “They’ll do anything to make you react.”
Quote of Jackie Robinson Perservering #2
“How do you like that nigger boy?” he sneers. Could I turn the other cheek? I didn’t know how I would do it. Yes I knew I must. I had to do it for many reasons. (Page 295)