The incomparable Indian ballplayer from Maine

Rice, E.
October 1989
Yankee;Oct89, Vol. 53 Issue 10, p66
Discusses the short life and baseball career of Louis Sockalexis from Indian Island, Me., who was the first American Indian to play major league baseball, including a stint beginning in 1897 with the Cleveland Spiders who changed the team name to the Indians after Sockalexis' death from drinking at age 42.


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