Helping bust baseball bigotry- New York Daily News

The campaign to integrate baseball, which culminated 65 years ago today with Jackie Robinson taking the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers for the first time, is often portrayed as a lonely struggle waged by Robinson and a few allies.

Lamb, a professor at the College of Charleston, is author of “Conspiracy of Silence: Sportswriters and the Long Campaign to Desegregate Baseball. ”


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