Due to storms and wanting to save battery life through multiple rounds of bad weather i’ did not post this yesterday
What Crawford great was nick named the black Babe Ruth?
ANS: Crawford’s Catcher Josh Gibson who reportedly hit 70 homers in a season
The Crawfords were one of the few Negro league teams to …
a. beat MLB teams in exhibtions
b. play night game.
c. have their. own stadium
Ans C. The Crawfords played in Gus Greenlee Field. Greenlee built it using money from his rackteering and gambling ” business giving his Crawfords their own ballpark
The Homestead Grays spilt their home games between Pittsburgh and?
a. Homestead FL
b. Homestead NE
c’ Washington DC.
c. The Grays who played under the Homestead (the African American section of pittsburgh at the time) and the nations capital
Tuesdays pirate game
The Pirates got pounded by the visting blue jays