WGVU Presents

Brushback: A Legacy of Black Baseball in West Michigan

Special | 56m 46s

Brushback chronicles West Michigan's black baseball history dating back to 1906. From Ted Raspberry's Grand Rapids Black Sox and Kansas City Monarchs to the Detroit Stars, owned by his niece Minnie Forbes, Brushback explores the true stories of West Michigan black baseball by the men and women who played the game on and off the field.

Aired: 08/22/16

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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