This article was written by J.M. Casper
This article was published in the Jackie Robinson: Perspectives on 42
Jackie Robinson, Cavalryman, #14. (COURTESY OF FORT RILEY)
Jackie Robinson in cavalry. (COURTESY OF FORT RILEY)
JOSHUA M. CASPER is a journalist and author from Brooklyn, New York. A graduate of Hofstra University, he has returned to his passion, documenting the cross-section of history, culture, and sport. Mr. Casper, once a marketing and communication consultant, is published in the United States and abroad, writing about topics ranging from Prince of Wales to the Canyon of Heroes and, of course, Jackie Robinson. He is a passionate fan of the New York Mets and a SABR member, and his work can be found at joshuamcasper.wordpress.com.