Join us for a conversation with former big league standout Al Oliver. On September 1st, 1971, Al Oliver played on the 1st all minority lineup in baseball history with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The 1982 National League batting champion and the owner of a lifetime batting average of .303, Oliver will discuss playing with Hall of Fame teammates like Roberto Clemente, Willie Stargell, and Bill Mazeroski, his memories of his 1971 world championship with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and his current calling as a deacon and motivational speaker describing his career of overcoming adversity.
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Al Oliver, an outfielder and first baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates pictured above, said that batting against Woodie Fryman was difficult because of the pitcher's deceptive delivery. (National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum)