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Larry Doby becomes 1st Negro to hit a HR in World Series history...
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October 10, 1948
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 10, 1948
* Larry Doby becomes 1st African American
* Home run in World Series history w/ photos
* Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Braves
The front page of this section has a banner headline: "INDIANS BEAT BRAVES, 2-1, FOR 3-1 LEAD IN WORLD SERIES" with subheads and three related photos, one showing Larry Doby crossing home plate after hitting run. More on page 7 of this section with another photo of Doby and box scores. First report coverage on game 4 of the World Series in which Larry Doby became the very 1st African American to hit a home run in the October classic.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century