Positions: 2b, 3b
Teams: Philadelphia Stars, Birmingham Black Barons
Born: December 2, 1941, Birmingham, Alabama
Baseball Career Highlights:
"Having the opportunity to play with Satchel Paige and Reece "Goose" Tatum. I was also inspired by my great-uncle Jim "Shifty" West, who was a first baseman with the Cleveland Buckeyes in the 1930s."
"I played with the Birmingham City League for more than 12 years, where I led the team with a .500 batting average. I also worked at Stackham Valves and Fittings Company."
Source: NLBM Legacy 2000 Players' Reunion Alumni Book, Kansas City Missouri: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Inc., 2000.