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  • Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Quotes 220. Today we have a quote by Jackie

  • Robinson. So today's actually another baseball quote. We got two baseball

  • quotes in a row. Okay. Let's take a look at the quote. " A life is not important

  • except in the impact it has on others. " Okay. Let's look at the note here. Jackie

  • Robinson was the first African American baseball player to be accepted into the

  • major leagues. He started playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Yeah it is

  • amazing. At one time New York actually used to have three baseball teams. They

  • used to have the New York Yankees they had the New York Giants which also moved

  • to San Francisco. So both the Dodgers and the Giants moved to California and then

  • of course the Mets, the New York Mets came later on. So New York still has two

  • teams now. But at one time they used to have three. This was all the way back in

  • 1947. So he was playing for a New York baseball team, the Brooklyn Dodgers at

  • that time. So in 1947 and he is credited with breaking the baseball color-line. Yeah, because

  • he was actually the first black African-American admitted into the major

  • leagues which was all white at the time. Okay. Good, before that time there used to

  • be a Negro League and that's the way they used to call it. That was its actual

  • name at that time, The Negro League that started in the 1880s, so that was around

  • for quite a while, That was around for about 60 years before this color line was

  • actually broken. Even though Jackie Robinson was an

  • excellent player, he was also chosen for his temperament, Yeah there there were a

  • few other good african-american players they could could have ended up being the

  • first one. But I think they chose Jackie Robinson because he was able to control

  • his temper more. They knew whoever they chose was going to have to take a lot of

  • abuse from people saying things or yelling things and

  • he would have to keep his cool. So that's why they actually chose ...that was one of

  • the reasons they chosen him. He was a man that was able to control his temper when

  • there was a lot of name-calling and people yelled out things, threats etc.

  • Clearly his life did have a huge impact. . So a huge effect or influence on the

  • lives of many other people. Yeah. So a lot of other people, I know a lot of African

  • Americans today who followed him. You know , could kind of thank him in a way

  • because he was the first one to actually you know, make the step to do it. All right.

  • and let's continue here. With this quote, Jackie Robinson is advising on one of

  • the most important aspects of life by having a positive impact on others and

  • he led by example. Okay. Anyway I hope you got it. I hope it's clear. Thank you for

  • your time. Bye-bye.

Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Quotes 220. Today we have a quote by Jackie


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