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Only the Ball Was WhiteA History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams$
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Robert Peterson

Print publication date: 1992

Print ISBN-13: 9780195076370

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076370.001.0001

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Lost Legends

Lost Legends

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(p.207) 16 Lost Legends
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Only the Ball Was White
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Robert Peterson

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076370.003.0058

This chapter describes Negro baseball players who have made a mark in history. Among the pitchers were Dave Brown, Andrew Donaldson, Rube Foster, Willie Foster, José Mendez, Satchel Paige, Cannonball Dick Redding, Bullet Rogan, Smokey Joe Williams, and others. Among the catchers were Josh Gibson, Biz Mackey, Bruce Petway, and Louis Santop. Among the first basemen were Buck Leonard, Ben Taylor, and Mule Suttles. Among the second basemen were Newt Allen, Bingo DeMoss, and Sammy T. Hughes. Among the shortstops were John Beckwith, Home Run Johnson, John Henry Lloyd, Dick Lundy, and Willy Wells. Among the outfielders were Cool Papa Bell, Oscar Charleston, Martin Dihigo, and Pete Hill. Among the managers were Dizzy Dismukes, Chappie Johnson, Dave Malarcher, and Danny McClellan.

Keywords:   Dave Brown, Andrew Donaldson, Rube Foster, Willie Foster, José Mendez, Satchel Paige, Cannonball Dick Redding, Bullet Rogan, Smokey Joe Williams, Josh Gibson

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