Strength for the Fight: The Faith That Led Jackie Robinson to Integrate the MLB

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The integration of Major League Baseball in 1947 was a triumph. But it was also a fight. As the first Black major leaguer since the 1880s, Jackie Robinson knew he was not going to be welcomed into America’s pastime with open arms. Dr. Gary Scott Smith, author and professor emeritus of history at Grove City College, shares the story of what gave Robinson the "strength for the fight."

Click the link to order his book, Strength for the Fight: The Life and Faith of Jackie Robinson.

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