Arthur Henderson (baseball)

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Arthur Henderson
Born: (1897-08-29)August 29, 1897
Richmond, Virginia
Died: September 8, 1988(1988-09-08) (aged 91)
East End, Virginia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1923, for the Bacharach Giants
Last appearance
1931, for the Detroit Stars

Arthur Chauncey "Rats" Henderson (August 29, 1897 – September 8, 1988) was an American baseball pitcher in the Negro Leagues. He played with the Bacharach Giants from 1923 to 1929 and the Detroit Stars in 1931.[1]

At age 55, Henderson received votes listing him on the 1952 Pittsburgh Courier player-voted poll of the Negro Leagues' best players ever.[2]


  1. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6.
  2. ^ "1952 Pittsburgh Courier Poll of Greatest Black Players"

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