Sam Bankhead

Hall of Famer and Negro League legend Judy Johnson called Sam…
Cool Papa Bell (CENTER FOR NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL RESEARCH)

Cool Papa Bell

“He was a beautiful person. Yes he was. Cool Papa Bell. He…
Oscar Charleston (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

Oscar Charleston

“Charleston not only has the speed of a Carey, the arm of a…
Jimmie Crutchfield (NOIRTECH RESEARCH)

Jimmie Crutchfield

The 1935 East-West All-Star Game at Comiskey Park in Chicago,…

Josh Gibson

"There is a catcher that any big league club would like to buy…

Gus Greenlee

Gus Greenlee, famed owner of the Pittsburgh Crawfords, came…

Judy Johnson

“Judy Johnson was the smartest baseball player I ever came…