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 Tribute to Jackie Robinson

Headline News-1955

BROOKLYN DODGERS BEAT THE YANKEES!


Look at his spirit…mighty, fearless…
Number 42 runs into the heart
As surely as he runs to home plate…
He was a big man…
Big smile, big hands, big heart
And he was bigger than their prejudice
He taunts them by not taunting them
He enrages them by not being enraged…
He wounds their pride
By not striking back…
But by striking a ball with a bat…
A normal thing…
But an abnormal gesture in its time…
With courage greater than their hate…
He played baseball
And walked into hearts and history…
~A CHAMPION~

Sharon Frye