Dec 26 2010

Louis Santop

One of the earliest superstars and a crowd favorite, Louis Santop was solid, strong-armed catcher who was better known as a power hitter.

Dec 26 2010

Mule Suttles

A great power hitter who swung for distance rather than average, Suttles generated as much power as anyone in black baseball.

Dec 26 2010

Ben Taylor

One of the early stars of the game, this smooth-fielding, sharp-hitting member of the famous Taylor family was the best first baseman in black baseball prior to the arrival of Buck Leonard.

Dec 26 2010

Cristobal Torriente

Cristobal Torriente

Dec 26 2010

Sol White

Sol White

Dec 26 2010

J.L. Wilkinson

J.L. Wilkinson

Dec 26 2010

Jud Wilson

Jud Wilson

Dec 26 2010

Josh Gibson

In black baseball, only Satchel Paige was a better known personality than Josh Gibson. The 6’1″ 205 lb strongman was the standard against whom other hitters were measured. A natural hitter, the right-handed slugger hit for both distance and average.

Dec 26 2010

The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues

This landmark reference volume (James A. Riley, Carroll & Graf, 1994, updated version publishing in January, 2002) is recognized as the most comprehensive work chronicling this era of baseball history.

Dec 24 2010

Satchel Paige

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Satchel Paige

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