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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