Sport: Nos. 3 & 4

Three weeks ago, there was only one Negro in the big leagues. Jackie Robinson did well, and soon there were two. Jackie led the league in stolen bases, helped Brooklyn's Dodgers into first place by batting .312. No. 2, the Cleveland Indians' Larry Doby, had not looked as good. In his first two weeks in the majors he had appeared mostly as a pinch-hitter, batted only .167.

Last week the hapless St. Louis Browns, deep in the American League cellar, signed up Negroes 3 & 4. Ex-G.I.s Willard Brown and Henry Thompson were leading hitters on the Negro Kansas City Monarchs. In...

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