Johnny Allen

Some pitchers are more intense than others. Randy Johnson hit…
When the Monarchs Reigned: Kansas City's 1942 Negro League Champions Edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Newt Allen

This biography appears in When the Monarchs Reigned: Kansas…

Luke Appling

Luke Appling had the misfortune of playing for the White Sox…

Morrie Arnovich

A glorious spring always seemed to be in store for Morrie Arnovich,…

Sam Bankhead

Hall of Famer and Negro League legend Judy Johnson called Sam…

Dick Bartell

A highly competent fielder, a fine hitter, and an aggressive…

Lloyd Bassett

Lloyd Pepper Bassett made his name in Negro League baseball as…
Cool Papa Bell (CENTER FOR NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL RESEARCH)

Cool Papa Bell

“He was a beautiful person. Yes he was. Cool Papa Bell. He…

Wally Berger

Walter Anton ("Wally") Berger, whose hitting for power and average…

Cy Blanton

In 1935 Cy Blanton broke in with the Pittsburgh Pirates in a…

Tommy Bridges

Thomas Jefferson Davis Bridges was born on December 28, 1906,…

Mace Brown

Mace Stanley Brown was on the leading edge of early relief pitching…

Raymond Brown

In his heyday, Raymond Brown was on top of the Negro League baseball…

Willard Brown

Ese Hombre — That Man — was Willard Brown’s nickname…

Dolph Camilli

In his baseball career, Dolph Camilli experienced the best of…

George Case

George Case was a four-time major-league All-Star who devoted…
Oscar Charleston (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

Oscar Charleston

“Charleston not only has the speed of a Carey, the arm of a…

Harlond Clift

Harlond Clift was the major leagues’ first modern third baseman,…

Mickey Cochrane

Gordon Stanley "Mickey" Cochrane was one of baseball's greatest…

Ripper Collins

Ruggedly handsome with dark wavy hair, an engaging smile and…

Doc Cramer

Like many businessmen in the aftermath of the 1929 stock market…

Joe Cronin

Star player, manager, general manager, league president—only…

Frankie Crosetti

In 37 seasons as an infielder and third-base coach for the Yankees,…

General Crowder

General Crowder was a durable right-handed pitcher who won more…