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Rudolph Ash

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The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Eddie Boyd

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Dave Brown (NOIRTECH RESEARCH, INC.)

Dave Brown

Baseball has always lent itself to mythmaking. The sport’s…
The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Jim Brown

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Bingo DeMoss

He was, by wide acclaim, one of the finest second basemen to…
The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

George Dixon

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William "Buck" Ewing (SEAMHEADS.COM)

Buck Ewing

“Buck Ewing was simply terrific.” — George Lippe1 William…

Rube Foster

“If the talents of Christy Mathewson, John McGraw, Ban Johnson…
The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Judy Gans

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The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Jelly Gardner

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The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Leroy Grant

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The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Tom Johnson

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Dave Malarcher (NOIRTECH RESEARCH, INC.)

Dave Malarcher

Dave Malarcher was an erudite, disciplined, and reverent man…
The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Jack Marshall

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Dink Mothell (NOIRTECH RESEARCH, INC.)

Dink Mothell

“Mothell was the greatest utility man in the game of baseball.…
The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

John Reese

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The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Bill Riggins

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John Schorling (center in suit and bow tie) was Rube Foster's business partner and the American Giants' home field, Schorling Park, bore his name for several years (Photo: Chicago Defender, September 21, 1986)

John Schorling

John Schorling (center in suit and bow tie) was Rube Foster's…
Game action at South Side Park, later Schorling Park, in 1907. (CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM)

Schorling Park (Chicago)

South Side Park, later known as Schorling Park, located on…

Cristóbal Torriente

"I think I was playing third base at the time, and he hit a ground…
The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Frank Warfield

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Frank Wickware

“Cannon Ball Redding and others of days gone by had plenty…
The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Bobby Williams

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The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

Tom Williams

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