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Black, Joseph (Joe)

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Born: 1924 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Baseball Player

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1924 - Joseph Black was born on the 8th of February.

 

1950 - Attended on a baseball scholarship and graduated from Morgan State University.

 

1952 - Became the first black pitcher to win a World Series game.

 

         - National League rookie of the year.

 

1998 - He was a board director of the Baseball Assistance Team and worked for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

 

2002 - Black died on 17th of May and was interred in Hillside Cemetery located in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.

 

Wrote a syndicated column, "By The Way," for Ebony magazine and an autobiography, Ain't Nobody Better Than You.

 

 


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