The LA Rams Integrated the NFL 73 Years Ago

The LA Rams Integrated the NFL 73 Years Ago

Did you realize that the NFL integrated one year before Major League Baseball? I didn't. Kenny Washington and Woodrow Strode, school football stars who had played at UCLA with Jackie Robinson, were marked by the LA Rams in 1946. Both were past their prime. However, Washington, in any case, drove the group in yards-per-convey amid his first season. 

However, in contrast to Robinson, neither one of the men is in the Hall of Fame. Neither has had his number resigned. Neither one of the ones has statues placed up in their respect. They are for the most part overlooked. 

Why? Genius football was certifiably not a significant game in 1946, so that might be a piece of it. Furthermore, the two don't have a Branch Rickey-ish story behind them. The Rams expedited them board reluctantly under strain from their new home: 

They required home and needed to play at the L.A. Arena. In any case, the arena was openly supported — claimed by citizens highly contrasting alike — and dark sportswriters in Los Angeles effectively pounded nearby authorities into requiring the group to coordinate if the Rams were to play there. 

On second thought, that is as great a story as the entire Branch Rickey thing. It may even be a superior one, mainly after Hollywood got its hands on it.
The LA Rams Integrated the NFL 73 Years Ago The LA Rams Integrated the NFL 73 Years Ago Reviewed by OMAR MED on February 03, 2019 Rating: 5

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