August Jennewein (UMSL)
Storyteller Bobby Norfolk shares an excerpt from his one-man play, "Shadowball," about the Negro League’s two iconic players—James “Cool Papa” Bell and Satchel Paige.
Bobby Norfolk grew up a shy child in North St. Louis with a debilitating stutter. Son of an elevator operator and confectionery clerk, Norfolk's future was hazy when he was young. As a youth, Bobby wondered “What could a lost, lonely, discouraged kid from the low-rent blocks of St. Louis do with...Read more