Sport: Place in the Sun

Scooting around the first-base bag like a hopped-up jackrabbit one night last week, Cleveland's Rookie Outfielder Harry Simpson handled the new position without an error and cracked out two hits in three times at bat as the Indians beat the Boston Red Sox, 7-1. Rookie Simpson, substituting for injured Luke Easter, turned in a bang-up performance in his first-base debut. But the occasion was noteworthy for another reason too. It was the first time in the major leagues that one Negro had substituted in the starting line-up for another.

Cleveland's faith in its Negro...

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