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A Small, Great Thing

Posted By Alex Belth On November 2, 2005 @ 6:12 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled

“Something in my gut reacted at the moment. Something about what? The unfairness of it? The injustice of it? I don’t know.”
Pee Wee Reese

A statue of Pee Wee Reese [1] with his arm around Jackie Robinson [2] was unveiled yesterday in Brooklyn commemmorating one of baseball’s most touching moments [3]. Reese was a mensch [4] in the truest sense of the word. Veteran baseball scribes Vic Ziegel [5] and Ira Berkow [6] report.

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URLs in this post:

[1] Pee Wee Reese: http://www.baseballlibrary.com/baseballlibrary/submit/Frommer_Harvey7.stm

[2] Jackie Robinson: http://www.jackierobinson.org/index03.htm

[3] moments: http://i.tsn.com/voices/dave_kindred/20020408.html

[4] mensch: http://www.bartleby.com/61/97/M0219700.html

[5] Vic Ziegel: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/361400p-307877c.html

[6] Ira Berkow: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/02/sports/baseball/02robinson.html

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