Charlie Blackwell

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Charlie Blackwell
Charlie Blackwell.jpg
Outfielder
Born: (1894-12-12)December 12, 1894
Brandenburg, Kentucky
Died: April 22, 1935(1935-04-22) (aged 40)
Proviso, Illinois
Batted: Left Threw: Left
debut
1915, for the West Baden Sprudels
Last appearance
1929, for the Nashville Elite Giants
Teams

Charles H. "Rucker" Blackwell (December 12, 1894 – April 22, 1935) was an American baseball outfielder in the Negro Leagues. He played from 1915 to 1929 with several teams, playing mostly with the St. Louis Giants[4] and St. Louis Stars.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A.B.C.'s Take Three From The Sprudels" Indianapolis, IN, Wednesday, May 19, 1915, Page 10, Column 6
  2. ^ "Kansas City Monarchs Defeat Negro Giants" St. Louis Globe-Democrat, St. Louis, Missouri, May 10, 1920, Page 15
  3. ^ "Big City Stuff is Too Much for Local Club" Logansport Pharos-Reporter, Logansport, IN, Monday, July 9, 1917, Page 6, Columns 1 and 2
  4. ^ a b "Triple Play a Feature of Sunday Game" The Daily Independent, Murphysboro, IL, Monday, June 11, 1928, Page 6, Columns 1 and 2
  5. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6.

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