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Dec 28 2010

Pittsburgh Crawfords of 1932


Pittsburgh Crawfords

Pittsburgh Crawfords of 1932

Under the ownership of Gus Greenlee, the Pittsburgh Crawfords were called the “Yankees of Black Baseball” and were ranked with the best teams for five years. This season was the first great Pittsburgh Crawfords team. Manager-firstbaseman Oscar Charleston was joined on the roster by Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, Judy Johnson, Jud Wilson, Rap Dixon and Ted “Double Duty” Radcliffe.


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