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Bye Week History Lesson: RFK Stadium at 50 - Part Five

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When Bobby Arrived

Curly R's eight part series on the history of RFK Stadium continues, in this episode we exactly what the Redskins did to get around the whole You Guys Don't Have Any Blacks On Your Team thing.  Their names are Ernie Davis and Bobby Mitchell.

Part One:  Faded Glory
Part Two:  Government Intervention
Part Three:  Race and Football
Part Four:  A Complex Relationship
Part Five:  Ernie Davis, Bobby Mitchell and Ron Hatcher
Part Six:  Wednesday
Part Seven:  Thursday
Part Eight:  Friday

 

Photo by Ben Folsom.