Dodger great talks about barriers and breaking them down – Orange County Register


Nearly all the men who broke baseball’s color barrier in the 1940s — Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Larry Doby — are no longer with us.

One who remains is former pitcher Don Newcombe, who joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1949 and is still a member of the team’s management. Newcombe, who turns 91 on Wednesday June 14, was present at the start of the…



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