Newcombe enhances Young's appreciation for Jackie
There he was, in the back of a bus, traveling the highways of the southern United States, a ballplayer who was learning about the deepest roots of racism in this country.
Now, who in their right mind believes they just read the beginning of a story about a young white man who grew up in the affluent Dallas suburb of Highland Park, Texas?
Didn't think so.
But this is the story of San Diego Padres right-hander Chris Young, who in the summer of 2002 sat all alone in the back of ...
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