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Thu., Oct. 10, 2013, 11:20 a.m.

Playing here wasn’t his claim to fame

According to something I read, Roberts was the Pittsburgh Pirates' first black player. His stop in Spokane would come after his relatively brief major league playing days.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_first_black_Major_League_Baseball_players_by_team




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