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Dec 14, 1925

Baseball player Sam Jones was born in Ohio

1937

Sam Jones won the state marble-shooting championship

Other events that happened on or around 1937

1947

Sam Jones joined the Cleveland Buckeyes of the Negro American League

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1949

Sam Jones signed with the Cleveland Indians

Other events that happened on or around 1949

Sep 22, 1951

Sam Jones made his Major League debut with the Indians against the Detroit Tigers

Other events that happened on or around September 22, 1951

May 03, 1952

Pitcher Sam Jones and catcher Quincy Trouppe made up the first black pitcher-catcher duo in American League history

May 18, 1955

Sam Jones threw the first no-hitter by an African-American pitcher in Major League Baseball

Nov 05, 1971

Sam Jones died in Morgantown


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