South of the Color Barrier: How Jorge Pasquel and the Mexican League Pushed Baseball Toward Racial Integration

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South of the Color Barrier: How Jorge Pasquel and the Mexican League Pushed Baseball Toward Racial Integration - Virtue, John, and Irvin, Monte (Foreword by)

This book tells the story of how Mexican multimillionaire businessman Jorge Pasquel and the Mexican League hastened the integration of major league baseball. During the decade that preceded Jackie Robinsons breaking of the color barrier, almost 150 players from the Negro League played in Mexico, most of them recruited by Pasquel.

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