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10 Things You May Not Know About Jackie Robinson

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Really the First?

Jackie Robinson was not the first African-American to play professional baseball. Catcher Moses Fleetwood Walker played the 1884 season with Toledo’s American Association team, the Blue Stockings. His brother Weldy played briefly for Toledo at the end of the season. —Carrie Healey,

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