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In July 1947 three months after Jackie Robinson made history with the Brooklyn Dodgers Larry Doby broke
the the MLB color barrier in the the American League when he he signed a a a contract to play with Bill Veeckā€™s Cleveland Indians He was the first
player to to go directly to to the majors from the Negro leagues MANTLE AND MARIS

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