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Black baseball was popular throughout the Midwest during the mid-20th century, including Omaha. It provided a social outlet for community members, opportunities for skilled ballplayers, and entrepreneurial possibilities for team owners. Many black…

This is an image of the 1952 "Pennant Getters" who were part of a North Omaha baseball team. Some of the team members who are pictured are Billy Gray, Mel Daniels, Leroy Triggs, Clarence Hill, Thomas Franklin, Petey Allen, Joe Brooks, and Clavin…
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