Merle M. Porter
Nickname: Fancy Dan
Team: Kansas City Monarchs
Born: January 21, 1924, Little Rock, Arkansas
Baseball Career Highlights:
"I hit two home runs in one game, in Denver, Colorado."
"While working at UniRoyal Tires, I played baseball with the Watts Giants and won four city championships in the 1960s. I retired from UniRoyal after 29 years."
Awards, Honors, Titles, Championships,
• 6 Baseball Trophies issued by the City of Los Angeles, California
Source: NLBM Legacy 2000 Players' Reunion Alumni Book, Kansas City Missouri: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Inc., 2000.