Pierre: Former Black Barons pitcher Greason remembers 1948 Negro League World Series

From Janae Pierre at WBHM.org on October 5, 2018:

This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Birmingham Black Barons’ appearance in what would become the last Negro League World Series ever played. The 1948 team was considered the greatest Black Barons team of all-time and was made up of legends like Bill Greason. Greason was a pitcher who broke the color barrier with the Oklahoma City Indians and later played briefly in the Major League.  The 94-year-old tells WBHM’s Janae Pierre about that final Negro League World Series against the Washington Homestead Grays.

Read the full article here: https://wbhm.org/feature/2018/former-birmingham-black-barons-pitcher-remembers-48-negro-league-world-series/

Originally published: October 5, 2018. Last Updated: October 5, 2018.