With the Fourth of July this week and being in the thick of the MLB season, Travis and Paul reflect on baseball in the late-1800s, and some of the perils some players went through. Specifically, Moses Fleetwood Walker, one of the first black players in the league, and backlash he faced, especially from Chicago White Stockings player, Cap Anson (the White Stockings eventually became the Chicago Cubs). While often we discuss Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, it was the presence of players like Fleetwood that led to the ban than Robinson eventually lifted. We hope you listen in on this fascinating podcast.
In case you missed it, we have changed our podcasting platform, which now includes ads (which we are not in control of). Here are ways you can continue accessing our podcasts. Not all platforms were updated, so I am only including updated links below.
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