“Herb Carnegie should have been hockey’s Jackie Robinson. A quick and elegant centre in the 1940s and 1950s, he was a teammate of Jean Beliveau at Quebec City.”
– James Christie, The Globe & Mail
A Fly in a Pail of Milk is the compelling story of rejection and victory. It is the true story of one of the greatest black hockey players ever to play the game, but one who never made it into the NHL.
This book chronicles Herb Carnegie’s life, both on and off the rink- from the earliest days on the frozen ponds of North York in Ontario through his illustrious hockey career in Quebec and Ontario to his successes as a financial adivisor to his triumphs as a champion golfer, to the establishment of his Future Aces philosphy and Foundation, to his numerous awards, including the Queen Silver Jubilee Medal, the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship, Order of Ontario.