On September 6, 1954 — Cuban Carlos Paula integrates the Senators when he collects two hits, playing left field in the team’s 8-1 victory over Philadelphia at Griffith Stadium. Next year, the Havana-born outfielder, in his only full season in the majors, will be given consideration for the Rookie of the Year honors as he leads all freshmen by hitting .299.

 


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