Charles Henry "Chuck" Cooper (September 29, 1926 – February 5, 1984) was an
American professional basketball player. He and two others, Nat "Sweetwater"
Clifton and Earl Ll...
On April 15, 1947, Robinson became the first African-American to play Major
League Baseball, when ... Harry Lew – First Black Player in Professional
Clifton was the first black player to sign an NBA contract. The NBA went from an
unwieldy 17-team league to a more manageable 11 teams in two divisions, with ...
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Feb 27, 2015 ... Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. ... Earl F. Lloyd's
Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech - Duration: ...
Mar 16, 2015 ... The basketball player Earl Lloyd was the first African-American in the NBA with
the old Washington Capitols in 1950. He later became the ...
*On this date we mark the birth of Earl Lloyd in 1928. He was an African
American basketball player, the first Black man to play in a National Basketball ...
On this date in 1926, Chuck Cooper was born. He was an African American
basketball player and later a city official. He was born in Pittsburgh, the son of
Feb 4, 2016 ... Learn more about the history of Harry 'Bucky' Lew, the first African-American
professional basketball player, at Biography.com.
Feb 27, 2015 ... Earl Lloyd, who became the first black player to appear in an N.B.A. game ... He
was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, ...
Feb 13, 2013 ... "When I first went to Duke, there were no athletic scholarships for African-
Americans. No one had broken the lines, but Wake Forest was ...