Gary Ashwill

Gary Ashwill (COURTESY PHOTO)Gary Ashwill (1968 – ) is an author, researcher, and historian, primarily of Negro Leagues, minor-league, and Cuban baseball. The Seamheads Negro Leagues Database that he co-founded was recently cited by Major League Baseball as being one of the contributing factors in their long overdue recognition of the segregated Black baseball circuits. A freelance editor residing in North Carolina, Ashwill has been writing the critically acclaimed outsider baseball blog Agate Type since 2006 and he was a contributor to the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Negro League Researchers and Authors Group (NLRAG), as well as the Baseball Think Factory’s Hall of Merit.


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