Judy Johnson



Hall of fame third baseman Judy Johnson of the Pittsburgh Crawfords. Other famous black players included pitcher Satchel Paige,
catcher Josh Gibson, first baseman Buck Leonard, and Cuban shortstop Martin Dihigo. Dihigo, like all Latin players, was banned
from Organized Baseball but welcomed in the Negro Leagues.
Photo Credit: Negro League Baseball Museum, Kansas City, MO


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