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    Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

    I found this very interesting and just thought I'd share it here.

    http://reds.mlb.com/news/article.jsp...s_cin&c_id=cin

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    Re: Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

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    Re: Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

    Quote Originally Posted by camisadelgolf View Post
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    Re: Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

    Leon Day seven time Negro League All-Star ranks number 5.



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    Re: Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

    Joe Rogan a threat from the mound and at the plate ranks number 4.

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    Re: Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ron Madden View Post
    Joe Rogan a threat from the mound and at the plate ranks number 4.

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    Re: Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

    Left-hander Bill Foster comes in at number 3 on the list.

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    Re: Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

    "Smokey" Joe Williams ranks number two all-time.

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    I wonder how many World Series the Negro league teams could have won had they played in MLB?

    That 1931 Gray team sounds incredible.
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    Re: Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

    It has to be Satchel Paige.
    "My mission is to be the ray of hope, the guy who stands out there on that beautiful field and owns up to his mistakes and lets people know it's never completely hopeless, no matter how bad it seems at the time. I have a platform and a message, and now I go to bed at night, sober and happy, praying I can be a good messenger." -Josh Hamilton

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    Re: Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jpup View Post
    It has to be Satchel Paige.
    Never was any doubt about it.

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    Re: Who Was Black Baseball's Best Pitcher?

    No suprise here, Satchel Paige is voted Black Baseball's Best Pitcher.

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