Born: March 31, 1900, Blocton,
Died: July 9, 1966, Newark, New Jersey
Newark Eagles, Chicago American Giants, Birmingham Black Barons, St. Louis Stars, and several other teams.
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Negro Leagues Committee: 2006
This Day in Baseball History
On December 12, 1941, future Hall of Famer Arky Vaughan is traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Bucs receive four players in return, including catcher “Hot Potato” Hamlin.