More than 40 years ago at the Sooners' old Haskell Park, abutting the southwest corner of Owen Field, Michael Pace quietly became a small but significant part of the long and storied tradition of OU baseball. In the spring of 1977, Pace became the first African-American baseball player to step into the batter's box as a Sooner.
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