Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

Bono: "[Troy's] gonna be the first colored driver. Ain't got to do nothing but sit up there and read the paper like them white fellows." (1.4.50)

It looks like Troy won his battle for equality. He may not have broken the race barrier in the world of professional baseball, but at least he has this small victory. This is often how racial barriers are broken down – one tiny step at a time.

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