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Black Sports History

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Across
  1. 2. 1st Black Catcher for the Yankees
  2. 4. Honey Behr from St. Louis, Boxer
  3. 7. Say Hey Kid
  4. 10. First African-American in the baseball American League
  5. 11. I played for both San Francisco and the Boston Celtics
  6. 13. I traveled the globe as Clown Prince
  7. 14. I attended a St. Louis high school & played for Boston Celtics
  8. 16. Played shortstop for the Cubs
  9. 17. Run like the wind for Chicago Bears
  10. 20. Olympic runner praised by Stalin
  11. 21. Woman tennis star
  12. 22. They called me “Mr. October” in baseball
  13. 23. 1st Black hockey player who played for St. Louis Blues
  14. 24. I played basketball for the St. Louis Hawks
  15. 25. Traded for Richie Allen Phillies
  16. 27. Bounce a ball and strike out #17 in WS
  17. 31. I was a wrestler and a football player
  18. 33. Lakers, “Shreik”, and Hot Packs
  19. 34. baseball manager
  20. 35. First African-American to play for St. Louis University
  21. 36. First African-American quarterback to win Super Bowl
  22. 39. I broke the color-barrier in baseball
  23. 40. CBC HS, Billikens, NBA Star
Down
  1. 1. I am famous for the Coco-Bomb in wrestling
  2. 2. Baseball’s all-time stolen base leader
  3. 3. An auto accident ended my baseball career
  4. 5. I was called the Wizard of Oz
  5. 6. I was the first African-American signed by the baseball Cardinals
  6. 8. One of the Fearless Foursome in football
  7. 9. I scored 100 points in basketball game
  8. 12. Ran for Buffalo and ran from police
  9. 15. Nickname given to St. Louis Browns pitcher
  10. 16. Home run King in 1 season
  11. 18. Chicago loved me
  12. 19. I was a player, coach, and manager for Major League Baseball
  13. 24. Rookie of the year, Mets – pitchers
  14. 26. Tennis great from St. Louis
  15. 28. I had the courage to sue Major League Baseball
  16. 29. I am the world’s fastest human
  17. 30. Played for St. Louis Cardinals Football & NY Giants
  18. 31. Sonny Brat Ali Heavyweight Boxer
  19. 32. Heisman winner played for Cleveland
  20. 37. 1st African-American boxing champion
  21. 38. “I’m the Greatest” – changed name
  22. 39. Football Missouri, St. Louis Cardinals