Bill Pope

This article was written by Skip Nipper

This biography appears in Bittersweet Goodbye: The Black Barons, the Grays, and the 1948 Negro League World Series (SABR, 2017), edited by Frederick C. Bush and Bill Nowlin. SABR members, download the free e-book edition or get 50% off the paperback by clicking here.

Full Name

William Lee Pope


December 24, 1918 at Birmingham, AL (US)


June 10, 2010 at O'Hara Township, PA (US)

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