Who Won the 1950
MLB NL Rookie Of The Year

Sam Jethroe

Boston Braves

1949 MLB NL Rookie Of The Year Winner
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1950 MLB NL Rookie Of The Year Winner Sam Jethroe News

Sam Jethroe broke the Atlanta Braves color barrier, but didn't stop there

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Most baseball fans know about Jackie Robinson breaking the big league color barrier to start the 1947 season, but many more followed in his footsteps. There's an important name that, sadly, most Atlanta Braves fans probably don't recognize. On opening ...

1950 MLB NL Rookie Of The Year Winner Sam Jethroe News

Hidden History: the Pontiacs, Erie's African-American baseball team

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According to 'The Pontiacs: Black Baseball to Remember' by Larry Moore, one of those players was Sam Jethroe in the early 50's who settled in Erie. Before then, Jethroe had played for the Negro American League's Cleveland Buckeyes. By 1949, he joined ...

1950 MLB NL Rookie Of The Year Winner Sam Jethroe News

Remembering Erie's 'New Jerusalem' neighborhood

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By the mid-20th century, the neighborhood was best known as home base for the Pontiacs, a black semiprofessional baseball team that included former Negro League players, among them Sam Jethroe, Major League Baseball's National League Rookie of the Year ...

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