Sammy T. Hughes

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Samuel "Sammy" Hughes
2nd Baseman
Born: (1910-10-20)October 20, 1910
Louisville, Kentucky
Died: August 9, 1981(1981-08-09) (aged 70)
Los Angeles, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
debut
1932, for the Washington Pilots
Last appearance
1942, for the Baltimore Elite Giants
Teams

Samuel Thomas Hughes (October 20, 1910 – August 9, 1981) was an American second baseman in baseball's Negro Leagues. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he played primarily for the Elite Giants through their various stops in Nashville, Columbus, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, always in the Negro National League.

At age 42, Hughes received votes listing him on the 1952 Pittsburgh Courier player-voted poll of the Negro Leagues' best players ever.[1]

He died at age 70 in Los Angeles.

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