40 Inspiring Jackie Robinson Quotes About Powerful

40 Inspiring Jackie Robinson Quotes About Powerful

Jack Roosevelt Robinson was a professional American baseball player who became the first African American to play baseball in the modern era of the Major League. Robinson cracked the color line in baseball when he started on April 15, 1947, at the first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers.

My protest about the post exchange seating bore some results. More seats were allocated for blacks, but there were still separate sections for blacks and for whites. At least I had made my men realize that something could be accomplished by speaking out, and I hoped they would be less resigned to unjust conditions.

Jackie Robinson

The colonel replied that he didn’t care how my men had got the job done. He was happy that it had been accomplished. He said that, obviously, no matter how much or how little I knew technically, I was able to get the best out of people I worked with.

Jackie Robinson

I had no future with the Dodgers, because I was too closely identified with Branch Rickey. After the club was taken over by Walter O’Malley, you couldn’t even mention Mr. Rickey’s name in front of him. I considered Mr. Rickey the greatest human being I had ever known.

Jackie Robinson
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