Fried Egg Stories, Episode 9: Jackie Robinson the Golfer

In 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first Black man to play Major League Baseball in the 20th century. You’re probably familiar with that story. What you may not know is that the baseball diamond was not the only playing field where Robinson advocated for racial equality. He also did so on the golf course. In this edition of our audio documentary series, we tell the complicated, sad, even inconvenient story of Jackie Robinson the golfer.


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Produced and hosted by Garrett Morrison. Edited and engineered by J Vierck. Production assistance from Jay Fischl. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.