Ted Savage on breaking baseball's color barrier

Major League Baseball honored Jackie Robinson this week for breaking the color barrier in the majors.

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – Major League Baseball honored Jackie Robinson this week for breaking the color barrier in the majors.

Ted Savage is a former Cardinals outfielder and later, an executive with the team.

Savage has vivid memories of playing the game during some ugly stretches of racial tension.

He sat down with our Katie Felts. Watch the video above for more.


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