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 June 18, 1938, Babe Ruth signs a contract to coach with the Brooklyn Dodgers. “The Babe” dons a Dodger uniform the next day, entertains observers with a batting demonstration, and works the third-base coaching box.