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Sawyer Free Library hosts Ted Reinstein author of Before Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrier

January 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sawyer Free Library to host Ted Reinstein author of Before Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrier, Saturday, January 8, 2-4pm

Sawyer Free Library to host Ted Reinstein, award-winning, longtime reporter for Boston’s celebrated nightly-news magazine, “Chronicle” on January 8 at 2-4pm. He’ll discuss his new book Before Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrier, which tells the story of the little-known heroes, such as Moses Fleetwood Walker, communist newspaper reporters, and Pullman car porters, who fought segregation in baseball, including within the Boston Red Sox. Registration not required. For details, go to: sawyerfreelibrary.org or 978-325-5500.

Details

Date:
January 8
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
sawyerfreelibrary.org

Venue

Sawyer Free Library
2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Website:
http://sawyerfreelibrary.org/