This is an excerpt of Gaylon H. White's "Left on Base in the Busch Leagues: Legends, Near Greats, and Unknowns in the Minors" published May 30 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Copies can be purchased here. Jackie Robinson broke Organized Baseball's color barrier in 1946. By 1951, Robinson had...

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