Dick Brookins and the 1910 Hibbing Colts

Was he or wasn’t he? Dick Brookins (kneeling at far right in the first row) and the 1910 Hibbing Colts. After several unsuccessful attempts to crack organized baseball’s color line, the indefatigable third baseman played 12 seasons for Judge Tom Brady’s legendary Iron Range outfit. (DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE, SEPTEMBER 11, 1910. MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.)