Dem Little Bums: The Nashua Dodgers
The story of Don Newcombe and Roy Campanella and their time with the Nashua Dodgers.
From author Steve Daly's introduction: "As the Dodgers checked into their hotel in Portland, Maine, on their first road trip of the 1947 season, both Galipeau and Newcombe found themselves without roommates.
"'We're standing in the lobby of the hotel in Portland and I said, 'Don, who you rooming with?'' 'No one, Gus,' Newcombe replied.
"With that Galipeau and Newcombe became the first interracial roommates in professional baseball."
In 1946, Don Newcombe and Roy Campanella had joined Jackie Robinson in breaking the color barrier ..."