Carl Whitney

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Carl Eugene Whitney (September 7, 1913 – July 1986)[1] was a Negro League baseball player. He was inducted in the Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame.

In 1942, Whitney played as a reserve outfielder for the New York Black Yankees, a team co-owned by financier James "Soldier Boy" Semler and famed toe-tapper Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.



  • Riley, James A. (2002), The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues, New York: Carroll & Graf, p. 837, ISBN 0-7867-0959-6 

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