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

This biography appears in The First Negro League Champion:…

Raymond Brown

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

Willard Brown

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

Clarence Bruce

Clarence Bruce belongs to the majority of Negro League players…
Harry Buckner (BASEBALL-REFERENCE.COM)

Harry Buckner

The Negro Leagues featured many of baseball’s greatest two-way…

Harry Butts

Harry Butts was a left-handed pitcher who played professional…

Roy Campanella

Roy Campanella was the sixth acknowledged black player to appear…
Marlin Carter (TRADING CARD DB)

Marlin Carter

Despite missing two of his prime seasons while serving his country…
Spoon Carter (JAY-DELL MAH)

Spoon Carter

Although Ernest “Spoon” Carter was never in the top tier…

Octavius Catto

While the North’s Civil War victory and the 13th Amendment…
Oscar Charleston (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

Oscar Charleston

“Charleston not only has the speed of a Carey, the arm of a…
Jimmy Claxton (BASEBALL-REFERENCE.COM)

Jimmy Claxton

On the morning of May 28, 1916, a lean, lefthanded pitcher took…
Luther Clifford (SEAMHEADS.COM)

Luther Clifford

Luther Clifford grew up in an atypical town for the Depression-era…

Cecil Cole

After his playing days, Cecil Cole watched a lot of baseball…
Andy Cooper (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

Andy Cooper

“In my estimation, the greatest black pitcher ever to pitch…
Russ Cowans (NEWSPAPERS.COM)

Russ Cowans

Russell J. “Russ” Cowans was known in Detroit as the “Dean…

George Crowe

George Crowe was Indiana’s first Mr. Basketball and became…
Jimmie Crutchfield (NOIRTECH RESEARCH)

Jimmie Crutchfield

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

Johnny Davis

Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, speaking to Negro League historian…

Piper Davis

On June 12, 1996, the Birmingham Barons returned to historic…
Roosevelt Davis (NOIRTECH RESEARCH, INC.)

Roosevelt Davis

The June 6, 1945, headline in The Dispatch (Moline, Illinois)…

Saul Davis

“Saul was a great man and one of my best friends. He was a…

Johnnie Dawson

Johnnie Dawson’s life was bookended by unknowns. His early…