Jackie and Pee Wee

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You may have noticed that the blog has been a bit quirky the last couple of weeks. Apparently there was some malware affecting it, and then there was an issue with comments and so on. I really need to hire somebody to run this site. Of course, I don't make any money off it, so ...

Did Pee Wee Reese put his arm around Jackie Robinson during a game in Cincinnati in 1947? This has become a pretty big topic in the last month after Ken Burns' "Jackie Robinson" documentary took the view that it's a myth. All due respect to Ken Burns -- and the documentary is quite touching -- I don't think that's right. I'm not certain it happened. But I'm certain it's not a myth.

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