Leon Day

"If we had one game to win, we wanted Leon to pitch." — Monte…

Bingo DeMoss

He was, by wide acclaim, one of the finest second basemen to…

Martin Dihigo

A league pennant was squarely on the line under the brutal Mexican…

Dizzy Dismukes

He was a star pitcher, one who not only threw a no-hitter —…
The First Negro League Champion: The 1920 Chicago American Giants, edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin

George Dixon

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Rap Dixon (NOIRTECH/LARRY LESTER)

Rap Dixon

On December 12, 2018, at the Negro League Baseball Museum in…

Larry Doby

Larry Doby is best remembered for becoming the first black player…

John Donaldson

In 1908 John Donaldson was a tall, slender young man from small-town…

Frank Duncan

“When I lost Frank I lost one of my best friends. Baseball…

Luke Easter

"I've seen a lot of powerful hitters in my time but for sheer…

Charles England

Charlie England’s baseball story is intertwined with the vagaries…

Clarence Evans

Clarence Evans was a product of the District of Columbia’s…
William "Buck" Ewing (SEAMHEADS.COM)

Buck Ewing

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

Benny Felder

Newark Eagles shortstop Benny Felder was born on December…

Wilmer Fields

Josh Gibson has often been called “the black Babe Ruth” since…

Bill Foster

“Willie Foster was the greatest left hander that I ever played…

Rube Foster

“If the talents of Christy Mathewson, John McGraw, Ban Johnson…

Bud Fowler

John Fowler was one of the true pioneers of American baseball,…

Ervin Fowlkes

Ervin Fowlkes was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on January…
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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Charles Gary

When longtime third baseman and fan favorite Howard Easterling…

Robert Gaston

With the clarity of hindsight it seems appropriate that an action…

Bill Gatewood

If his only claim to fame had been giving a young pitching prospect…