Tom Cooper (baseball)

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Tom Cooper
Catcher
Born: (1927-01-17)January 17, 1927
Kansas City, Missouri
Died: October 9, 1985(1985-10-09) (aged 58)
Arlington, Texas
Batted: Both Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1947, for the Kansas City Monarchs
Last Negro league baseball appearance
1952, for the Kansas City Monarchs
Teams

Thomas Roger Cooper (January 17, 1927 - October 9, 1985) was an American professional baseball catcher in the Negro Leagues, and minor leagues. He played in the Negro leagues with the Kansas City Monarchs from 1947 to 1952. He played in the Philadelphia Phillies minor league system with the Schenectady Blue Jays in 1953 and 1957, and the Trois-Rivieres Phillies in 1954.[1]

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  1. ^ 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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