September 10, 2002

The First African-American Major Leaguer: was Moses Fleetwood Walker, a catcher for the Toledo Blue Stockings of the American Association in the 1880s. (More info in thebaseballpage's History of African-Americans in Organized Baseball.) [Links first spotted at MetaFilter]

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