History Detectives: Jackie Robinson Scorecard
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History Detectives: Jackie Robinson Scorecard

Saturday, February 2 at 8:00 p.m.

Tukufu Zuberi tallies the facts on a 1940s Jackie Robinson All-Stars scorecard.

Black and white athletes played this game before Robinson became the first black major league baseball player. What role did this game play in the integration of major league baseball?

Then, we see the name 'Toby' worked into the weave of this basket. Could that be Toby Riddle, the woman honored by congress as a heroine of the Indian Wars of the American West?

And, why would J. Edgar Hoover endorse a crime radio drama? Does the script portray actual events?