Thread: OT: Larry 'King' Kwong
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03-16-2011, 11:46 AM
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It is a shame the Kwong didn't get the opportunity to have a career in the NHL. But does skating one shift really break the color barrier?

O'Ree played the majority of a whole season with the Bruins. He had to travel with the team, and play at every arena in the then 6 team league.

If another black player happened to have a singular, token at-bat in a MLB game prior to Jackie Robinson (imagine Eddie Gaedel being black, for example), would it have diminished Robinson's breakthrough?

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