Minnie Forbes, age 88, is the last surviving owner of a Negro League baseball team, and worries that the full story of the league and its teams and players may go untold.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Rob Ruck
After World War II, Jackie Robinson hurdled baseball’s racial divide. But while integration – baseball’s great experiment – was a resounding success on the field, at the gates and in changing racial attitudes, Negro League teams soon lost all of their stars and struggled to retain fans.
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