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Black Baseball Pioneer William White's 1879 Game

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Black Baseball Pioneer William White's 1879 Game

Black Baseball Pioneer William White's 1879 Game

Black Baseball Pioneer William White's 1879 Game

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Did William White break baseball's color line, 68 years before Jackie Robinson? NPR's Robert Siegel talks with The Wall Street Journal sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about White, who may have played one major-league game in 1879.