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Dave Hoskins

Dave Hoskins, first black player in the Texas League, on the mound for the Dallas Eagles. Before coming to Dallas, Hoskins played for various teams in the Negro Professional League. He pitched in Dallas for one season, then played parts of two seasons with the Cleveland Indians.
1952
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Claude "Buddy" Young, tailback for the Dallas Texans football team, with Skipper Dixon and C. B. Bunkley.
1952
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Buddy Young
Mohammad Ali
Mohammad Ali, heavyweight boxing champion. Ali, born Cassius Clay, won the heavyweight title an unprecedented 3 times over a 20 year professional boxing career. Pictured with Ali is Milton Curry, President of Bishop College.
ca. 1968
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Dallas native Ernie Banks, infielder for the Chicago Cubs - "Mr. Cub."
ca. 1957
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Ernie Banks
Arthur Ashe
Arthur Ashe in Dallas for Davis Cup tennis matches against Mexico. Matches were held at the Samuell-Grand Tennis Center, the first time Davis Cup matches were held at a public facility in the United States.
1965
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