Tag: African American Sports

The Forgotten All-Star Game That Helped Integrate Baseball | Deadspin

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Stephanie Liscio, Deadspin The 1939 East-West All-Star Game in Chicago. Photo: Getty. Featured Image Cleveland celebrated its sixth time hosting MLB’s All-Star Game last week, it might have seemed an odd event to commemorate baseball’s integration. But when Jackie Robinson stepped onto the field in a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform in April of 1947, becoming the first African-American to play in […]
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Meadowlark Lemon Dies at 83; Harlem Globetrotters’ Dazzling Court Jester | The New York Times

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Bruce Weber, The New York Times Meadowlark Lemon of the Harlem Globetrotters during play against the Boston Shamrocks at Madison Square Garden in 1973. Librado Romero/The New York Times, Featured Image Lemon, whose halfcourt hook shots, no-look behind-the-back passes and vivid clowning were marquee features of the feel-good traveling basketball show known as the Harlem Globetrotters for nearly a quarter-century, […]
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Little Known Black History Fact: Robert Robinson & Charles Williams | Black American Web They came to the University of Oregon in Eugene with high expectations and the drama of their race as the centerpiece.">Little Known Black History Fact: Robert Robinson & Charles Williams | Black American Web They came to the University of Oregon in Eugene with high expectations and the drama of their race as the centerpiece.

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They came to the University of Oregon in Eugene with high expectations and the drama of their race as the centerpiece.
Little Known Black History Fact: Robert Robinson & Charles Williams | Black American Web They came to the University of Oregon in Eugene with high expectations and the drama of their race as the centerpiece." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More