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

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

This biography appears in The First Negro League Champion:…
Joe Black (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

Joe Black

Joe Black helped lead the Brooklyn Dodgers to the 1952 pennant,…

Tom Baird

Tom Baird was present at the beginning of the Negro National…

Frank Bradley

Frank E. Bradley, a fireballing right-handed pitcher who played…

Newt Allen

Second baseman Newt Allen’s Kansas City Monarchs teammates…
Cool Papa Bell (CENTER FOR NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL RESEARCH)

Cool Papa Bell

“He was a beautiful person. Yes he was. Cool Papa Bell. He…
William Bell (Courtesy of Center for Negro League Baseball Research)

William Bell

The 1935 Pittsburgh Crawfords are often considered to be the…
Ted Bond (NOIRTECH RESEARCH, INC.)

Ted Bond

“What did I do to deserve this?” If Theodore Bond had asked…

Lloyd Bassett

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

George Altman

As the title of his 2013 autobiography showed, George Altman’s…
1946 Newark Eagles book cover

James Boyd

The 1946 Newark Eagles pitching staff was filled with front-line…

Bob Boston

The 1948 Negro National League season was played on the cusp…

Garnett Blair

Right-handed pitcher Garnett Blair had the opportunity to play…

Lefty Bell

A pitcher whom the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette first identified as…

Sam Bankhead

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

Ted Alexander

 Ted “Red” Alexander was born Theodore Roosevelt Alexander…

John Britton

John "Jack" Britton played professional baseball in four countries…
Herman Bell (BASEBALL-REFERENCE.COM)

Herman Bell

In his lifetime Herman Bell was a highly regarded defensive catcher…

Walter Ball

Right-hander Walter Ball was one of the top pitchers in early…

Ed Bolden

Before Ed Bolden began his career in baseball, he was a domestic…

Dan Bankhead

Dan Bankhead is best known for two things. He was the first African-American…

Bob Boyd

Even in a wheelchair, he obviously is an athlete. He strokes…

Sandy Amorós

On October 4, 1955, outfielder Edmundo Amorós helped “Next…