ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 04, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Larry Doby, the second black major league baseball player, profiled on the 50th anniversary of the signing of color barrier breaker Jackie Robinson; old baseball footage shown. [DOBY - remembers the Negro Leagues and breaking into all-white baseball.] ["Only the Ball Was White" author Robert PETERSON - comments.] Doby's background reviewed. Negro greats who never got to play in the majors remembered.
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