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October 29, 1967 – The First Time Two African-American Brothers Appear on Same Pro Football Roster

king brothers game programLast week I stumbled across an interesting eBay auction, the title of which caught me eye immediately – “AFL OILERS VS BUFFALO BILLS OCT SIXTY EIGHT AS SEEN IN PRO FOOTBALL HOF RARE.”

I opened the auction page, and found a slight item description, and a couple of photos, one of which showed a small display from the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  The title card for the display read as follows: read more