From Jim Crow to Jackie Robinson Baseball and  Race in the United States

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PART I. Obstacles . Early-mid 1800's. African Americans played baseball throughout the 1800s. Amateur and professional baseball was generally segregated, as were most American institutions, and pastimes.By the 1860s black amateur teams were playing against each other. All-black professional teams began in the 1880s (St. Louis Black Stockings and the NY Cuban Giants were two all-black teams).

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