Lou Clarizio

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Lou Clarizio was one of the six white professional baseball players signed to play in the Negro Leagues, the second ever signed. He played in the Negro American League. He was signed to the Chicago American Giants in 1950 by Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe with the support of the team’s owner, Dr. J. B. Martin, who was concerned about black players joining Major League teams.[1]


  1. ^ Louis Clarizio at pitchblackbaseball.com, URL accessed December 7, 2009. Archived 2009-12-08 at WebCite 12/7/09