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Wed, 1952-10-01

Joe BlackOn October 1, 1952, Joe Black becomes the first African-American pitcher to win a World Series game. The Brooklyn Dodgers’ right-hander scatters six hits and hurls a complete game in earning a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees.

 

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