September 1, 1971 (50 years ago): ``The Pirates fielded the first all-Black starting lineup in baseball history — comprised entirely of African-American and Latin American players — against the Philadelphia... Who's Online | Find Members | Private Messages
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The Pirates made history with baseball's 1st all-Black starting lineup

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1 month ago - Monday 8/30/21 - 5:03:58 PM EST (GMT-5)
September 1, 1971 (50 years ago):

"The Pirates fielded the first all-Black starting lineup in baseball history — comprised entirely of African-American and Latin American players — against the Philadelphia Phillies that night before 11,278 at Three Rivers Stadium."

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1 month ago - Monday 8/30/21 - 5:05:20 PM EST (GMT-5)
"The game happened nearly a quarter-century after Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier. In hindsight, it seems amazing that it took so long. Fifty years later, the trailblazing moment is still overshadowed by what the Pirates accomplished in mid-October, beating the heavily favored Baltimore Orioles to win the World Series."



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