Larry Brown (SEAMHEADS.COM)

Larry Brown

“One of the most durable and dependable catchers in the Negro…
Andy Cooper (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

Andy Cooper

“In my estimation, the greatest black pitcher ever to pitch…

Bill Byrd

This biography is published in SABR’s The Baltimore Elite…

Newt Allen

Second baseman Newt Allen’s Kansas City Monarchs teammates…
Oscar Charleston (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

Oscar Charleston

“Charleston not only has the speed of a Carey, the arm of a…
Cool Papa Bell (CENTER FOR NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL RESEARCH)

Cool Papa Bell

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

Lloyd Bassett

Lloyd Pepper Bassett made his name in Negro League baseball as…

Sam Bankhead

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

Cy Blanton

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

George Case

George Case was a four-time major-league All-Star who devoted…

Johnny Allen

Some pitchers are more intense than others. Randy Johnson hit…

Harlond Clift

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

Raymond Brown

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

Tommy Bridges

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

Doc Cramer

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

Mickey Cochrane

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

Ripper Collins

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

Wally Berger

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

Mace Brown

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

Morrie Arnovich

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

Luke Appling

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

Willard Brown

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

Dolph Camilli

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

Dick Bartell

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