TheSawyer Free Librarywill host award-winning author and journalistTed ReinsteinonSaturday, January 8, from2:00-4:00 pm. He will speak about his book,Before Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrier,on the Main Floor of the Library located at 2 Dale Avenue in Gloucester, MA.
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Copies of the bookBefore Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrierwill be available. Face masks are mandatory for those attending.
InBefore Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrier, Ted Reinstein tells the story of the little-known heroes who fought segregation in baseball. From communist newspaper reporters to the Pullman car porters who saw that black newspapers espousing integration in professional sports reached the homes of blacks throughout the country. It also reminds us…
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