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Who were the first African Americans to participate in the annual Congressional Baseball Game?

Congressional Baseball Game (From the Office of the Clerk of the House)

In 1971, the first African Americans joined the game. Delegate Walter Fauntroy of the District of Columbia, and Representative Ronald Dellums of California, joined the Democrats roster. Despite Fauntroy’s hitting prowess, the Democrats lost their eighth straight annual game, 7-3.

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