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Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Glenn Stout On Tom Yawkey
Jay Jaffe on Facebook turned me on to Glenn Stout's takedown of Tom Yawkey's less-than-convincing explanation as to why there wasn't a black player on the Red Sox until Pumpsie Green, whose rookie year of 1959 came 12 years after Jackie Robinson won the first Rookie of the Year award. The fact that Stout has a blog is, all by itself, is good to know.