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Trailblazer: The NFL's first African-American player dies at 92

Brisbane Times Thursday, 8 November 2018 ()
Trailblazer: The NFL's first African-American player dies at 92Wally Triplett, a record-setting running back and the first African-American to play in the NFL who later served in the Korean War, has died.
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