Moses Fleetwood Walker bobblehead: Mon 8/1!

July 15, 2011 10:26 AM

Get to the ballpark early on Monday, August 1 - the first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a very special Moses Fleetwood Walker bobblehead! Walker played for the Toledo Blue Stockings in 1884, and was the first African-American ballplayer in Major League Baseball history! BUY TICKETS!

Other special events planned for the August 1 Moses Fleetwood Walker Tribute Night include a pre-game ceremony and ceremonial first pitches to be thrown by Keon Pearson!

Keon Pearson is a recent graduate of St. Francis de Sales High School. He is the first African-American Valedictorian in the school's 55-year history. Keon is going to Harvard to study molecular biology.

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