Life of athlete is usually an inspiring story of confrontation. Confrontation against a lack of understanding by another world. No matter from which country was an athlete, all his life is an everlasting struggle against life circumstances. If something or someone prevents you from doing things, which you love, you need to solve this at any cost, because only such people get into the story, because only such people then become legends. We are going to tell you the story life of Jack Robinson, the first Afro-American baseball player in the professional league of US. Jackie was the first who overcame circumstances.
The world of baseball has changed once and forever on April 15, 1947. On this day, was the debut of the first African-American player in the professional baseball league, which changed not only the principle of selection of players but also maybe the all baseball.
It was a serious act of a real man, who knew what he might face, but he continued fighting. He just wanted to play baseball with the others the more he played amazing. Jackie Robinson stepped on the path to fame and recognition. However, he had to go through the hardship and humiliation through the entire wall and misunderstanding.
He gave great hopes even in the school and Jackie has been successful in several kinds of sports: basketball, football, baseball and even in athletics. Physical data allowed being number one in all of these disciplines, but the soul was lying to baseball. After the army, Jackie Robinson received an offer from a baseball team "Kansas City Monarchs", but had to play only in the Negro Leagues. Jackie was very annoyed because of the bad organization of tournaments under the auspices of the League. His discipline and level of the player class matched the big leagues, but he has had to wait.
Jackie had set many records. He was the first, he was strong and fast, and that is why he deserved respect. Those who loudly cursed him for the color of the skin, then the loudest commended him for sporting success. Then he got into the hall of fame a few years after the end of his career and he opened the way to sport for many talented athletes, who similarly tried to overcome the barriers of society. After the completion of a professional sports career, Jackie Robinson continued defending the interests of his compatriots, but now in the role of the public figure.
Life of athlete is usually an inspiring story of confrontation. Confrontation against a lack of understanding by another world. No matter from which country was an athlete, all his life is an everlasting struggle against life circumstances.