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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | August 24, 2017

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Today in Tribe History: July 5, 1947

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Striking out as a pinch hitter in a Cleveland Indians 6 – 5 loss to the White Sox, 22-year old Larry Doby becomes the first black player to appear in the American League. The former Newark Eagles standout will play in the major leagues for 13 years, amassing 1,515 hits, just three less than Jackie Robinson. Tomorrow, he will go 1 for 5 in his first full game.