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Josh Gibson

The ‘Dark Babe Ruth’ was an unmatched power hitter within the Negro Leagues; tragically passed away 90 days before football was integrated. He became a member of the Homestead Grays from the Negros Leagues to displace their harmed catcher, and instantly made his existence sensed, batting .441 his first time of year. He strike 115 home operates during his 510-video game career within the Negro Leagues, while batting .359. One of is own most impressive periods emerged in 1937, when he performed in 25 video games and strike .423 with 13 house operates and 36 RBIs. He was raised in Buena Vista, Georgia. He implemented his buddy Satchel Paige because the second Negro Leagues participant to become inducted in to the Football Hall of Popularity.

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