Ace Adams

By the time Ace Adams was born, his parents may have run out…
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…

Nate Andrews

In a meaningless end-of-the-season contest before fewer than…

Luke Appling

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

Richie Ashburn

Don Richard “Richie” Ashburn, a Hall of Fame outfielder,…

Jim Bagby Jr.

Jim Bagby Jr. was a second-generation major leaguer, his career…

Dan Bankhead

Dan Bankhead is best known for two things. He was the first African-American…

Sam Bankhead

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

Red Barrett

Red Barrett made a solid contribution to the 1948 Braves pitching…

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…

Yogi Berra

Many images come to mind when one hears the name Yogi Berra.…

Vern Bickford

Baseball fans know the stories of superstars like Ted Williams…
Joe Black (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

Joe Black

Joe Black helped lead the Brooklyn Dodgers to the 1952 pennant,…

Ewell Blackwell

Fear. Ballplayers don’t like to talk about it. Rarely is a…

Cy Blanton

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

Hank Borowy

From Babe Ruth in 1920, through Reggie Jackson in 1977, and…

Lou Boudreau

In 1942, the Cleveland Indians chose their slow-footed, hard-hitting,…

Bob Boyd

Even in a wheelchair, he obviously is an athlete. He strokes…

Ralph Branca

Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca was a New York guy. He was born…

Harry Brecheen

Harry David Brecheen (pronounced Bruh-KEEN) was born on October…

Tommy Bridges

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

Lou Brissie

Lou Brissie still has the wristwatch he was wearing when a 170mm…

Raymond Brown

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