'You Can’t Know What’s Happening in a Man’s Heart'
Some years ago, I asked Buck O’Neil why he played such a pivotal role in getting Enos Slaughter elected to the Hall of Fame. You might know that Slaughter was accused of trying to start a players’ strike to protest the Dodgers’ signing of Jackie Robinson, and in 1947, he viciously spiked Robinson, opening up a seven-inch gash in his foot. Was it intenti…
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