Latimer, Leah Y.
March 2003
New Crisis (15591603);Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 110 Issue 2, p28
Features retired Afro-American baseball player Mamie Johnson. Details of the start of her career in baseball; Significance of the end of her athletic career; Her experiences with racism.


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