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Before ‘42,’ interracial teams barnstormed the Northland

Published 04/28/2013, Duluth News Tribune

Robin Washington column: ‘42’ is a classic based-on-a-true story biopic. Making the rounds concurrent with the movie is “Color Blind: The Forgotten Team that Broke Baseball’s Color Line” by Tom Dunkel, the story of a semipro team formed in Bismarck, N.D., in 1933, well before Robinson’s signing with Brooklyn in 1947.

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