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Relatives of Black players on Ontario baseball team that broke barriers taking to the field in their honour

Relatives of Black players on Ontario baseball team that broke barriers taking to the field in their honour

Thirteen years before Jackie Robinson broke the colour barrier in the MLB, the Chatham Coloured All-Stars became the first baseball team with Black players to compete in a championship in Ontario. The team played the Penetang Shipbuilders in the Provincial Ontario Baseball Amateur Association championship in 1934 in its second year in the league. …

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