Joe Scotland

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Joe Scotland
Center fielder
Born: (1882-08-18)August 18, 1882
Montgomery, Alabama
Died: May 10, 1923(1923-05-10)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Negro league baseball debut
1909, for the Birmingham Giants
Last appearance
1919, for the Indianapolis Jewell's ABCs

Joe "Old Forty-Five" Scotland (August 18, 1882 – May 10, 1923) was an African-American baseball center fielder in the Negro Leagues. He played from 1914 to 1919 with the Indianapolis ABCs, Louisville White Sox, Chicago Union Giants, and the Indianapolis Jewell's ABCs.[2]


  1. ^ "Win Three Double-Headers In One Week" Indianapolis Freeman, Indianapolis, IN, September 25, 1909, Page 7, Columns 2 and 3
  2. ^ 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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