Lionel Randolph Evelyn
Career: 1949, 1955, 1959
Positions: p, of
Teams: Brooklyn Royal Giants, New York Cubans, Indianapolis Clowns, New York Black Yankees
Born: June 8, 1929, New York, New York
Baseball Career Highlights:
During Evelyn's five year absence from professional baseball, he played for the U.S. Navy in Atlantic City, New Jersey. When he returned to the Negro Leagues' New York Black Yankees in 1955, he posted a 19-6 record.
After ending his professional baseball career, Evelyn worked with the U.S. Postal Service for 34 years. He retired in 1994.
Source: NLBM Legacy 2000 Players' Reunion Alumni Book, Kansas City Missouri: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Inc., 2000.