Picks and Pans Review: Only the Ball Was White

updated 02/16/1981 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/16/1981 AT 01:00 AM EST

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Paul Winfield—aided by the recollections of stars like Satchel Paige and Roy Campanella—narrates this amusing if sometimes upsetting look at the long-gone Negro baseball leagues, which faded after Jackie Robinson broke the major league color bar and joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.


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