Vermont PBS Specials

Breaking Barriers - Jackie Robinson as a player on Montreal

Special | 6m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Bill Young, a Montreal-based baseball historian and author, shares the story of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier as a player on the minor league Montreal Royals at the same time as other lesser-known black baseball players.

Aired: 08/17/16

Rating: NR

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Vermont PBS Specials is a local public television program presented by Vermont Public.