Northborough Historical Society program focuses on heroes who fought baseball segregation

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Northborough Historical Society program focuses on heroes who fought baseball segregationNORTHBOROUGH – The Northborough Historical Society will be holding a program entitled, “Before Brooklyn: The Unsung Heroes Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Barrier.”

The program will feature “Chronicle” reporter Ted Reinstein, who wrote a book of the same title that discusses the heroes who fought segregation in baseball.

“Hear this inspiring story of ordinary, everyday Americans who performed extraordinary acts to overturn historic injustices,” the society wrote.

The program will take place on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Northborough Historical Society located at 52 Main Street.

The event is free. However, masks are required.

For more information, visit https://www.northboroughhistoricalsociety.org/index.html