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U. S. Senator Sherrod Brown, Cleveland Indians present family of Larry Doby, the first Black to play baseball for the Indians and in the American League, a signed copy of the congressional medal legislation honoring Doby, legislation introduced by Brown and U.S. Senator Rob Portman, also of Ohio.... Doby was the second Black to break the color barrier in major league baseball behind Jackie Robinson, who played in the National League, Robinson the first Black to play major league baseball in the modern era...."Larry Doby seldom receives credit for his role in integrating all of professional baseball and its past time to honor his contributions to both Civil Rights and America's game," said Senator Brown, a Cleveland and, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black

United States Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a Cleveland Democrat Larry Doby and -CLEVELAND, Ohio- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a Cleveland Democrat, joined the Cleveland Indians organization to present a signed copy of the Larry Doby Congressional Medal Act to the family of former Indian Larry Doby. Doby was the first African-American to go from the Negro National League to major league baseball and to play in the American League, effectively integrating all of professional baseball. He signed with the Cleveland Indians, the franchise then owned by Bill Veeck, in July 1947,  three months after  Jackie Robinson  made history by signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers in the National League, Robinson the first African-American to play major league baseball in the modern era. The center-fielder was also the first-African-American to officially play major league baseball with the Cleveland Indians, the  baseball club now

Cleveland Indians break record with 21-straight-wins

CLEVELAND — The Streak, now 21 games old and growing, is a living, breathing thing, making history, claiming new victims, sucking in all the oxygen in baseball. By now, it very likely has its own Twitter feed. It is gazed upon with astonishment from all corners of the country and celebrated in all corners of Cleveland, save for a roughly 60-foot-by-60-foot square of lush, carpeted, cherrywood-paneled room in the bowels of Progressive Field where the Cleveland Indians make their home for 81 games each year.  CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT WASHINGTON POST.COM

Cleveland Indians lose Game 7 and the World Series baseball championship title to the Chicago Cubs, and while Cleveland fans are disappointed President Obama had said that he was rooting for the Cubs, his "home team" ....By editor-in-chief Kathy Wray Coleman, Ohio's Black digital news leader

( ) /   ( ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: By Editor-in-Chief  Kathy Wray Coleman, a-24-year journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years, and who interviewed now President Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview,   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS .  (Note: A former biology teacher and longtime Cleveland activist, Coleman is the most read reporter in Ohio on Google Plus with some 3.1 million views) CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Chicago Cubs out did the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night, winning Game 7, 8-7, and thus the World Series, a 4-3 games final for the coveted baseball championship title. It was a win by the Cubs