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The Negro League Baseball History Fact For Today - Raymond Brown

In celebration of Black History Month, here is Today’s Negro League Baseball History Fact:  Raymond Brown.

Like all pitchers in Negro League baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, Raymond Brown’s accomplishments on the mound were overshadowed by the talent, charismatic personality, and showmanship of Satchel Paige. 363 more words

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The Negro League 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. 286 more words

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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 Philadelphia Stars.  105 more words

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The Negro League Baseball History Fact For Today - Walter McCoy

In celebration of Black History Month, here is Today’s Negro League Baseball History Fact: Walter McCoy.

A right-handed pitcher born on February 20, 1924 in San Diego, California; Walter McCoy served in the military before beginning his Negro League baseball career.  84 more words

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The Negro League Baseball 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 Giants. 167 more words

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The True Wally Pipp

Wally Pipp was one of the most misunderstood baseball players in history.  Today he is remembered more for missing a game with a headache than for his heroics on the ball field – and there were many! 1,672 more words

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The Negro League Baseball History Fact For Today - Leroy Breedlove

In celebration of Black History Month, here is today’s Negro League baseball history fact for today:  Leroy Breedlove.

A well-respected educator and coach (football, track and field) in the Orange, Texas school system, Breedlove died earlier this month.  309 more words

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