All Forums > SimLeague Baseball > Theme League Classifieds > 1924 - Bringing Negro League Players to the Majors
1/31/2013 10:31 PM
Very creative concept, I'd give it a try. It'll be an education about the negro leagues which I know nothing about, apart from satchel Paige and ,josh Gibson
1/31/2013 11:02 PM
dcmatcheck:  Congrats on being the first to express interest.  You are welcome to choose a team when you want, or wait a while.

Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson weren't playing yet in 1924, but there were many stars at the height of their careers, as follows:

Chicago American Giants:  OF Cristobal Torriente, 3B Dave Malarcher, OF Jelly Gardner, P Juan Padron, P Willie Foster

Birmingham Black Barons:  1B Mule Suttles, P Sam Streeter, P Dizzy Dismukes

Kansas City Monarchs:  2B Newt Allen, 3B Newt Joseph, SS Dobie Moore, OF-P Bullet Rogan, P Bill Drake, P Jose Mendez

Negro National League players available for draft:  C Bruce Petway, OF Turkey Stearnes, C Larry Brown, OF Cool Papa Bell, SS Willie Wells

Eastern Colored League players available for draft:  2B George Scales, 1B Highpockets Hudspeth, P Dave Brown, P Dick Redding, OF Oscar Charleston, SS John Henry Lloyd, SS Dick Lundy, SS-3B John Beckwith, 1B-3B Jud (Boojum) Wilson

2/1/2013 5:57 AM
The only one of those I've ever heard of is cool papa bell. I look forward to getting to know the rest of them.
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