The Philadelphia Phillies left the Jack Tar Harrison Hotel in Clearwater, Florida due to its racial policies. The hotel, already segregated, had instituted a policy of no Black guests.
During spring training in Clearwater, white players stayed at the hotel while black players stayed at the homes of prominent blacks.
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First tell me how many white boys asked 2 b traded so they could get this accomplished, then I’ll give this a standing ovation!!!!