Joe Hewitt (baseball)

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Joe Hewitt
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Shortstop/Second baseman
Born: (1885-08-07)August 7, 1885
Nashville, Tennessee
Died: (1948-04-02)April 2, 1948
St. Louis, Missouri
Batted: Left Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1910, for the St. Louis Giants
Last appearance
1932, for the Nashville Elite Giants

Joseph William "Joe Bill" Hewitt (August 7, 1885 - April 2, 1948) was an American baseball shortstop in the Negro Leagues. He played from 1910 to 1932 with several teams.[5] It appears that most of his seasons were played with the St. Louis Giants[2] and the Detroit Stars.[3]


  1. ^ "Baseball in the Windy City" Indianapolis Freeman, Indianapolis, IN, July 27, 1912
  2. ^ a b "Triple Play a Feature of Sunday Game" The Daily Independent, Murphysboro, IL, Monday, June 11, 1928, Page 6, Columns 1 and 2
  3. ^ a b "Hilldale Wins Final" Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Friday, August 8, 1919, Page 14, Column 4
  4. ^ "Champion Monarchs Open Season With Victory" The Kansas City Advocate, Kansas City, Kansas, Friday, May 29, 1925, Page 3, Columns 1 to 5
  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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