"He probably did more with less than any driver I've ever seen:" Wendell Scott and the motorsports color barrier

Daniel Strohl Apr 07 2019

Read enough about Wendell Scott and you’ll inevitably see somebody compare him to Jackie Robinson. Both men did indeed break the color barriers in their respective sports, but they did so through entirely different means and to entirely different results. Scott, for instance, didn’t have a Branch Rickey championing his cause; instead, he fought his way into Grand National racing with his own ample determination and limited resources. This American Stock biography of Wendell delves into his career and legacy with commentary from his contemporaries and his family.

 

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