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Old 04-16-2013, 03:17 PM
jdm2662 jdm2662 is offline
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Originally Posted by spawn View Post
Well,yes, Negro Leaguers have a right to be upset. I don't dispute that at all. My issue with you is you saying Jackie Robinson snubbed his nose at other black baseball players, and you have yet to provide proof of this.

As far as Josh Gibson goes...the man died in January, 1947, before Robinson broke into the majors. Are you saying he was snubbed by Jackie from his grave?
What is your opinion on Larry Doby? I don't think he's recognized enough. Obviously, he wasn't the first, but he was the first in the AL. The leagues meant a whole lot more back then than it does now.
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