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Teddy Tannenbaum

On blacks in baseball

By Teddy Tannenbaum
June 2, 2006

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WHEN MAJOR LEAGUE Baseball in 1997 retired the number 42 worn by Jackie Robinson, it honored the 50th anniversary of his breaking the sport's color barrier. But as baseball's Hall of Fame prepares this summer to honor more black players from the past, it's worth remembering that Robinson was not the first black to play in the majors, but the ... (Full article: 758 words)

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