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Yup, the guy who Bouton said seriously believed in the early and mid 60's that black people wanted to live segregated.
Bobby Richardson 1961. 8.8 plate appearances/run scored
League average 1961. 8.49 plate appearances/run scored
Yeah, but Richardson suffered from not having any decent power hitters behind him in the lineup.
Oh, wait ...
I think Houk always led off with second basemen. IIRC, During his stint with Boston, Jerry Remy led off.
Doubtless there were many blacks who felt that way then, and even now. But separate, by definition, ain't equal.
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