139. Joe Black, baseball

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The first black pitcher to win a World Series game, the 28-year-old rookie spun a six-hitter as the Brooklyn Dodgers beat the New York Yankees, 4-2, in the 1952 Series opener. Black attended Morgan State, earning Negro College All America honors in football. He also starred for the Baltimore... Associated Press
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