65 years ago today at Edgerton Park Arena when the NBA color line was first broken. And Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Rochester; summer of ’46

Halloween marks the 65th Anniversary of the night the NBA color line was broken by Earl Lloyd right here in Rochester at the old Edgerton Park Arena. Below is a post — with new information added — from March 2, 2015, a few days after Lloyd died. Rochester fans treated the event with grace. This … Continue reading 65 years ago today at Edgerton Park Arena when the NBA color line was first broken. And Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Rochester; summer of ’46