Trailblazing African-American RB Wally Triplett dies at 92

By The Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) — Wally Triplett, the trailblazing running back who was one of the first African-Americans drafted by an NFL team, has died. He was 92. The Detroit Lions and Penn State announced Triplett’s death Thursday. Triplett was the third African-American selected in the 1949 draft, but he was [READ MORE HERE]

Source: Seattle Times Sports

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