Jackie Robinson

By: Isaak K. Period 2

The Story Of Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson was the first black to play in the major league. He knew he would be gloated at and would be beat up but Jackie didn't let that get in his way of his baseball career. he thought about a baseball player cutting his leg on purpose and call him bad names.

Quotes

1)Branch Rickey asked Jackie "You think you can play for Montreal?" and Jackie said "yes" even knowing people will make fun of him and this means he will not give up on his dream of playing Baseball.


2) Branch Rickey asked "can you play the game?" he said and Jackie said "I think I can?" And this shows perseverance that he wasn't sure if he would be okay but he persevered because this was pretty much all he could do to help himself and his family.

examples

1)even knowing people will make fun of him and this means he will not give up on his dream of playing Baseball.