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Buck Leonard

The left-handed half of the homestead Gray’s power tandem, Buck Leonard paired with Josh Gibson to lead Cum Posey’s Grays to nine consecutive Negro National League championships during their halcyon years, 1937-45.

Dec 26 2010

Monte Irvin

Monte Irvin

Monte Irvin was one of the few fortunate players whose age and ability allowed them to bridge the divide between the two once-separate worlds of baseball.

Dec 26 2010

Cool Papa Bell

The fastest man ever to play baseball, Cool Papa Bell rode the crest of his publicity from his incredible speed and colorful nickname into the Hall of Fame.

Dec 26 2010

Judy Johnson

Sure handed with good range and a strong arm, Judy Johnson was an all-around great third baseman.

Dec 26 2010

Oscar Charleston

As a hitter, the popular barrel-chested slugger par-excellence, was often compared to Babe Ruth.

Dec 26 2010

John Henry Lloyd

Essential to any team’s success during the deadball era was the presence of John Henry Lloyd, the greatest black baseball player during the first two decades of the century.

Dec 26 2010

Martin Dihigo

The most versatile man to ever play the game of baseball was Martin Dihigo.

Dec 26 2010

Rube Foster

Rube Foster covered the entire spectrum of baseball and excelled at each phase of his participation.

Dec 26 2010

Ray Dandridge

There has never been a more masterful thirdbaseman than Ray Dandridge.

Dec 26 2010

Leon Day

The most consistently outstanding pitcher in the Negro National League during the late 1930′s and 1940′s, Leon Day was a heady pitcher whose money pitch was his fastball.

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