Pitcher, Baseball Player
Who is Jean-Pierre Roy?
While with the minor league Montreal Royals, Roy played with Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in the major leagues. Roy retains a friendship to this day with Robinson's widow, Rachel Robinson. Roy was later a television commentator for the Montreal Expos from 1968 to 1984 and a public relations representative for the Expos. He was inducted into the Expos Hall of Fame in 1995, and the Quebec Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001.
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