Alston Breaks Barrier

Alston Breaks Barrier (HM2GG7)

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N 38° 37.409', W 90° 11.645'

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April 13, 1954

—Greatest Moments —

Tom Alston became the first black player for the Cardinals, following in the footsteps of the Brooklyn Dodgers' Jackie Robinson, who broke the Major League Baseball color barrier in 1947 after he was signed by former Cardinals General Manager Branch Rickey.
HM NumberHM2GG7
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Date Added Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 744273 N 4278730
Decimal Degrees38.62348333, -90.19408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 37.409', W 90° 11.645'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 37' 24.54" N, 90° 11' 38.7" W
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