Mike Balenti

Mike Balenti was often overshadowed by teammate Jim Thorpe on…

Chief Bender

American Indian. Innovator. Renaissance man. Charles Albert “Chief”…

John Bender

Between the two of them, the baseball-playing Bender brothers…

Jim Bluejacket

The World War I-era right-hander who played under the name Jim…

Lou Bruce

Full-blooded Mohawk Louis Bruce was one of the earlier Native…

Virgil Cheeves

Poet Alexander Pope gave us the phrase “Hope springs eternal…

Chief Chouneau

A pitcher for one game in the major leagues, appearing under…

Jimmy Cleghorn

A teammate of Allie Reynolds in their college days, James G.…

Vallie Eaves

Right-handed pitcher Vallie Eaves had an undistinguished major-league…

Bob Johnson

Because he was born on an Indian reservation, Bob Johnson was…

Roy Johnson

Because he was born on an Indian reservation, Roy Johnson was…

Frank Jude

Like classmate Jim Thorpe, Frank Jude was one of many outstanding…

Louis LeRoy

Louis Leroy was a Native American who almost became a charter…

Gene Locklear

This outfielder was the first member of the Lumbee people of…

Dwight Lowry

Dwight Lowry spent the bulk of his four-year major-league career…

Cal McLish

Indians fans in Cleveland awoke the morning of May 23, 1957,…

Chief Meyers

As a Native American playing in the Deadball Era, Jack Meyers…

Euel Moore

There have been more than 100 major-leaguers of at least partial…

Bob Neighbors

In the baseball record books, Bob Neighbors was originally without…

Allie Reynolds

Because of religious strictures imposed by his parents, Allie…

Charlie Roy

As a star pitcher with the Carlisle (Pennsylvania) Indian School,…

Luther Smith

Gambling posed a serious threat to baseball in 1919. Rumors of…

Louis Sockalexis

Louis Sockalexis, a member of the Penobscot Indian tribe of Maine,…

Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe was the greatest all-around athlete of the Deadball…