Monday, January 17, 2011

Martin Luther King said Don Newcombe helped to ease his path to lead the civil rights movement

Don Newcombe 1956 Topps
As we celebrate the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today, take a look at this piece documenting the historic relationship between Brooklyn Dodger hurler Don Newcombe and the legendary civil rights leader. King paid Newcombe the highest tribute only a month shy of his tragic demise.


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