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Baseball’s First Black Player — Moses Fleetwood Walker

April 24, 2011 by  
Filed under Baseball History, Baseball Mythbusters

All across Major League Baseball, April 15th is Jackie Robinson Day–commenmorating the day in 1947 when Robinson first saw action as a Brooklyn Dodger.   Most people think Jackie was the first African American to play in the majors, however, before Robinson, there was Moses Fleetwood Walker. Walker first played for the Toledo Blue Sox […]

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