Former Cleveland Indians pitcher Jim 'Mudcat' Grant recalls breaking into big leagues in racially divided era (video)
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Former Cleveland Indians pitcher Jim 'Mudcat' Grant recalls breaking into big leagues in racially divided era (video)

Concord : CA : USA | Jun 14, 2012 at 1:35 PM PDT
Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer
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When Jim "Mudcat'' Grant was a rookie with the Indians in 1958, teammate Larry Doby , the first black player in the American League, had warned him that when he takes the mound, he'd better win. "Win first,'' Grant said in an interview during a break in the Indians recent charity golf outing at Quail Hollow... FULL ARTICLE AT The Cleveland Plain Dealer
 
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