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Sam Harold Lacy
Birth: Oct. 23, 1903
Mystic
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 8, 2003
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Pro Baseball Figure, Sports Editor. He was The (Baltimore) Afro-American weekly newspaper sports editor since 1944 and was a key figure in the integration of major league baseball. He filed his last newspaper column from his hospital bed. He was the first black reporter to become a member of the Baseball Writers' Association of America and was inducted into the writers wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in 1997. (bio by: Ron Moody) 

Cause of death: Kidney failure
 
Burial:
Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
Suitland
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: May 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7433890
Sam Harold Lacy
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- LawBaby
 Added: May. 8, 2015

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: May. 8, 2014
Thank you Mr. Lacy for opening up doors where no one else dared to go. Like so many others, we stand tall on your shoulders. R.I.P.
- LaVern
 Added: Nov. 9, 2012
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