The Boys of ‘62: transcending the racial divide; -SECOND LIMITED EDITION by Frank Mitchell –
256 pp., pb, photos, news clippings, 40+ bios, indexed. A remarkable story of dedication, perseverance in sport and racial harmony when racial intolerance andsocial upheaval dominated the North American landscape. With an equal number of black (African-Canadian) and white players, they transcended racial barriers and dominated Atlantic junior baseball n the summer of 1962, and subsequently dedicated themselves to mentoring generations of youth, earning the respect and support of their communities and province. 2nd EDITION: Three new chapters: Roy Hobb’s
World Series, Lt. Governor’s reception & Sport Hall of Fame about this celebrated team. A NS also Baseball Hall of Fame team with 55 years in sport and as role models within their communities; nominated for Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame for 2010 -and inducted into the Maritime Sport Hall of Fame in 2015. One of the first truly racially integrated sports teams in Canada.