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1st Negro pitcher makes MLB debut...

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August 27, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 27, 1947

* Dan Bankhead makes MLB debut
* 1st African American pitcher
* Brooklyn Dodgers baseball

The top of page 27 has a six column heading: "Pirates Rout Dodgers on 20-Hit Attack" with subheads that include: "Bankhead Hits Home Run" "But Negro Pitcher Is Routed with Gregg..." The report begins with: "Dan Bankhead made his debut with the Dodgers yesterday." and two related photos.
Complete with 46 pages, rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century