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02/05/1920 The Negro National League plays its first baseball game

The Indianapolis ABCs beat the Chicago American Giants in the first game played in the inaugural season of the Negro National League, held at Washington Park in Indianapolis. The Negro National League was one of several Negro leagues which were established during the period in the United States when organized baseball was segregated.


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