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Jan 04 2012

Negro Leaguers lead list of inductees into Kansas Baseball Hall

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CJ Online:

Years after their deaths, the accolades continue to pour in for four Negro Leagues Baseball stars from Topeka.

Carroll Ray “Dink” Mothell, Elwood “Bingo” DeMoss, “Topeka Jack” Johnson and Dudley “Tullie” McAdoo, along with 10 other Negro Leaguers and five others, will be inducted into the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame on Feb. 4 at Hillside Christian Church in Wichita.

Joining the four former Topekans to the 2011 class are Dave Bingham, Darren Dreifort, Bob Homolka, Lee Stevens and Arky Vaughan, as well as Negro League stars Chet Brewer, Eddie Dwight, Oscar “Heavy” Johnson, Buck O’Neil, Satchel Paige, Wilber “Bullet” Rogan, George Sweatt, Richard Whitworth, Frank Wickware and T.J. Young.

via Negro Leaguers lead list of inductees into Kansas Baseball Hall | CJOnline.com.

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