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Earl Wilson throws 1st African American no-hitter...
Item # 637096
June 27, 1962
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 27, 1962
* Earl Wilson throws no-hitter
* Boston Red Sox
* 1st African American in AL
* Major League Baseball - MLB
The very top of the front page has a banner headline: "Wilson Hurls No-Hitter for Boston Red Sox" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Boston Red Sox pitcher, Earl Wilson, pitching the very no-hitter for an African American in American League history. Nice to have in a publication close to Boston.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century