On April 13, 1946, a white pitcher named Eddie Klepp is barred from playing at a field in Birmingham, Alabama. Klepp, a member of the Cleveland Buckeyes-the defending champions of the Negro leagues – had become the first white player in the history of the all-black leagues.

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