Sarracenia

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Related to American pitcher: Sarracenia purpurea, Purple pitcher plant, North American pitcher plant
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After one season in the Negro Leagues, Newcombe debuted with the Dodgers in Brooklyn in 1949 and became the first African American pitcher to start a World Series game that year.
Commonly known as American pitcher plants, their leaves develop into pitchers that trap flies, bees, wasps and other insects attracted to the leaf by its colour and the secretion of nectar around the lip.
Presenting an oftentimes compelling narrative enhanced by excerpts from mainstream newspapers and alternative presses, Lamb demonstrates how Robinson, along with Johnny Wright (the African American pitcher Branch Rickey signed at the same time), endured those first tension-filled weeks of integrated Major League baseball.
Japanese pitchers appear once a week while American pitchers are usually up every four or five days.