Norman Yokely

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Norman Yokely
Born: (1906-05-30)May 30, 1906
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Died: November 1975 or January 1976[1]
Baltimore, Maryland
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1926, for the Baltimore Black Sox
Last appearance
1946, for the Brooklyn Brown Dodgers

Laymon Samuel "Norman" Yokely (May 30, 1906 – November 1975 or January 1976) was an African-American baseball pitcher in the Negro Leagues. He played college baseball while attending Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina and played professionally from 1926 to 1946 with several teams.[2][3]


  1. ^ David L. Porter (2000). Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Q-Z. Greenwood Publishing Group. 
  2. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6. 
  3. ^ "Negro Leagues Baseball eMuseum: Personal Profiles: Laymon Yokely". 

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