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When occured: 
Wed, 1883-03-14

In a Northwestern League meeting, Peoria moves to ban black players in order to prevent Toledo from playing star catcher Moses Fleetwood Walker. After an "exciting discussion" the motion is withdrawn and Walker is allowed to play.

 
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Color line, Fleet Walker, Northwestern League, Peoria Reds, Toledo Crawfords

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