On this date in 1975, Negro great Judy Johnson is inducted into the Hall of Fame.
"I got my boss out of bed and told him I had a good prospect and he would not cost too much. My boss cussed me and said $3500 was too much money." - while a scout for the Kansas City Athletics and trying to sign Hank Aaron then with the Indianapolis Clowns
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