Category Archive: Players

Players

Dec 26 2010

Willie Wells

Willie Wells was one of the top shortstops of all time, black or white.

Dec 26 2010

Willie (Bill) Foster

A half-brother of the famous Rube Foster, Willie Foster was the greatest left-handed pitcher from the Negro Leagues.

Dec 26 2010

Bullet Joe Rogan

An outstanding pitcher with a tremendous fastball, a fine curve and good control, “Bullet” Rogan was a star for the Kansas City Monarchs for almost 20 years.

Dec 26 2010

Smokey Joe Williams

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During the first half of its existence, Smokey Joe Williams was to black baseball what Satchel Paige was to the latter half.

Dec 26 2010

Turkey Stearnes

A left-handed power threat, Turkey Stearnes played “long ball” for 19 years in the Negro Leagues beginning in 1923, his first year in the league, when he hit 35 home runs.

Dec 26 2010

Hilton Smith

A teammate of Satchel Paige’s on the Kansas City Monarchs, Hilton Smith was best known for being Satchel’s “relief.”

Dec 26 2010

Ray Brown

Ray Brown

Dec 26 2010

Willard Brown

Willard Brown

Dec 26 2010

Andy Cooper

Andy Cooper

Dec 26 2010

Frank Grant

Frank Grant

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