Negro Leagues

The Sad End to the Life of Cleveland’s Slugger Luke Easter

Easter was physically impressive: 6’4 and close to 250 pounds. He looked like a defensive end instead of a baseball player. He was a hulking, left-handed power hitter and a bit of an enigma. Few people knew where he was from or when he was born, and ultimately when Easter met his maker in a violent manner, he still clung to his secrets.

Negro Leagues All-Time Team

Negro Leagues All-Time Team We select a 28-player roster of the greatest players from Negro Leagues history. STARTING LINEUP Josh GIBSON 1930-1940, 1942-1946 Catcher Buck LEONARD 1935-1948