Eddie Whitehead: Breaking I.U.’s Color Barrier in Baseball
Throughout 2019, Major League Baseball will honor the centennial of Jackie Robinson’s birth. Robinson made history in 1947 when he broke professional baseball’s color barrier by playing second base for the then-Brooklyn Dodgers. Robinson’s courageous actions spurred the racial integration of the sport, ending decades of segregated baseball. In 1956, Robinson’s last year in the … Continue reading "Eddie Whitehead: Breaking I.U.’s Color Barrier in Baseball"