Position: p, of
Teams: Indianapolis ABCs (1938), St. Louis Stars (1938-1939), Baltimore Elite Giants (1940-1946), Philadelphia Stars (1949)
Born: September 8, 1919, Birmingham, Alabama
Died: November 9, 2006
Baseball Career Highlights:
Armstead began playing in the Negro Leagues in 1938 as a pitcher with the Indianapolis ABCs and the St. Louis Stars. As a reserve outfielder for the Baltimore Elite Giants during the 1940 season, Armstead batted .294. He concluded his baseball career as an outfielder with the Philadelphia Stars in 1949.
NLBM Legacy 2000 Players' Reunion Alumni Book, Kansas City Missouri: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Inc., 2000.
James A. Riley, The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues, New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., 1994.