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Sports Byline: Gilbert Black

Ron Barr

Narrator Ron Barr, Gilbert Black

Publisher: Happyland

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One of the last living Negro American League players, Gilbert Black of the Indianapolis Clowns talks about growing up in NYC and sneaking into the Polo Grounds to watch baseball games as a child.Black recalls the segregation and discrimination he and other black baseball players faced in the major leagues, including being made to sleep outside on a porch at training camp with the Atlanta Braves.
Duration: 22 minutes (00:21:56)
Publishing date: 2018-01-01; Unabridged; Copyright Year: 2018. Copyright Statment: —