How Spring Training Gradually Forced Arizona to Decrease Discrimination

Tucson Weekly | February 12, 2009
An overt act of racism in Florida helped bring spring training baseball to Tucson more than 60 years ago -- even though this small Southwestern city was far from being immune to racial prejudice.

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