The Max Reddick Experience

On this date, September 1, in 1971, the first all-Black lineup played in major league baseball.

The team was the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the event constituted one of the most significant milestones in the racial history of major league baseball. Pittsburgh Pirates’ manager Danny Murtaugh prepared for the Philadelphia Phillies and left-handed pitcher Woodie Fryman.  [Continue reading at the African American Registry.]

For further reading and research, also see:
The Team That Changed Baseball: Roberto Clemente and the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates by Bruce Markusen.

On this date, September 1, in 1971, the first all-Black lineup played in major league baseball.

The team was the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the event constituted one of the most significant milestones in the racial history of major league baseball. Pittsburgh Pirates’ manager Danny Murtaugh prepared for the Philadelphia Phillies and left-handed pitcher Woodie Fryman.  [Continue reading at the African American Registry.]

For further reading and research, also see:

The Team That Changed Baseball: Roberto Clemente and the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates by Bruce Markusen.

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