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The Negro League baseball history fact for today - George "Mule" Suttles
Below
is an excerpt from my new book, Last
Train to Cooperstown:   The 2006 Hall of
Fame Inductees from the Negro League Baseball Era, about George “Mule”
Suttles who was born on March 31, 1900 or 1901. “Because of
the lack of documented Negro League baseba...

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The Negro League Baseball Fact For Today - John Henry Russell
In
celebration of Black History Month, here is Today’s Negro League Baseball
History Fact:   John Henry Russell Although
primarily a second baseman, John Henry Russell’s versatility gave him the ability
to also play first base, third base, or shortstop duri...

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The Negro Baseball History Fact For Today - Charlie Peete
In
celebration of Black History Month, here is Today’s Negro League Baseball
History Fact:   Charlie Peete. Born
February 22, 1929 in Franklin, Virginia; Peete had a short and unproductive
stint in Negro League baseball.   He
played 31 games with the Indian...

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The Negro League Baseball History Fact For Today - Bill Cash
In
celebration of Black History Month, here is Today’s Negro League Baseball
History Fact:   Bill Cash. Born
February 21, 1919 in Round Oak, Georgia; William (Bill) “Ready” Cash played his
entire Negro League baseball career (1943 – 1950) with the Philadelp...

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The Negro League Bseball History Fact For Today - Henry Kimbro
In
celebration of Black History Month, here is Today’s Negro League Baseball
History Fact:   Henry Kimbro. Born
2/19/12 in Nashville, Tennessee, Henry Kimbro spent the prime years of his
Negro League baseball career (1937 – 1950) with the Baltimore Elite
Gi...

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Celebrating Negro League Baseball History - Frank Duncan
In
celebration of Black History Month, here is Today’s Negro League Baseball
History Fact:   Frank Duncan Frank
Duncan spent 20 of his 28 years (1920 – 1948) in Negro League baseball with his
hometown Kansas City Monarchs.   Born
February 14, 1901 in Kansas...

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Celebrating Negro League Baseball History - "Cool Papa" Bell
In
celebration of Black History Month, here is Today’s Negro League Baseball
History Fact:   James “Cool Papa” Bell. On
February 13, 1974; Negro League outfielder James “Cool Papa” was elected into
the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Many
of the stories des...

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The Negro League Baseball History Fact For Today - Paul "Jake" Stephens
In
his sixteen year baseball career (1921 – 1937) Paul “Country Jake” Stephens;
born February 10, 1900 in Pleasureville, Pennsylvania, played with some of the
best teams in the Negro League baseball era. The 5’7”, 150 pound light-hitting
shortstop had quick...

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The Negro League Baseball Fact For Today - Al Smith
Jackie Robinson crashed through Major
League baseball’s closed door for African American and Hispanic ballplayers in
1947.   In order for baseball’s “great
experiment” of integration to fully work, there had to be successful players to
build on his accompli...

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Happy Birthday Former Negro League and HOF Player Henry Aaron
Happy Birthday Henry Aaron! Yesterday marked the eighty-third birthday of the Hall of
Fame (inducted in 1982) outfielder.   Born
February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama; Aaron signed with the Boston Braves in
1952 after playing half of a season with the Negro L...
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