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Reading Baseball: In the wake of Jackie Robinson

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Jackie Robinson

Major League Baseball recently celebrated the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the game’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

In his latest edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson looks at the ramifications of Robinson’s historic achievement on several of his teammates.

Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard “Pete” Peterson, author of Growing Up With Clemente and the editor of The St. Louis Baseball Reader, now available in paperback.

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