Sunday, April 19, 2009

Negro League game in Kingsport - 1955

First notice of the game was in this May 1, 1955 news article:

The Times News didn't cover the game at J. Fred Johnson Stadium but when the same two teams played two months later in Benton Harbor Michigan, the local paper did:

Three stars of the Indianapolis Clowns in a publicity photo:

Indianapolis Clowns first baseman Jim Williams played barefooted and in a grass skirt and called himself "Natureboy."


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