Highlights: 45 years of blacks in sports

November 1997
Jet;11/03/97, Vol. 92 Issue 24, p48
Presents highlights of 45 years of blacks in sports from 1951 to 1997. Earl Lloyd, Chuck Cooper and Nat Clifton became the first blacks to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA) game in 1951; The defeat of boxer Marvin `Marvelous' Hagler by Sugar Ray Leonard, after he came out of retirement in 1986; The dedication of the 1997 Major League Baseball season to Jackie Robinson; More.


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