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What I found fascinating was just how quickly the best of the young Negro League players were drafted into the major leagues once Branch Rickey broke the color line by hiring Jackie Robinson. It was clear that all of the major league owners already knew the talents of the black ballplayers that they had refused to let into their league.

Walter Dean Myers


Author Profession: Writer
Nationality: American
Born: August 12, 1937
Died: July 1, 2014


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