Willie Grace

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Willie Grace
Born: (1917-06-30)June 30, 1917
Memphis, Tennessee
Died: November 18, 2006(2006-11-18) (aged 89)
Erie, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1943, for the Cleveland Buckeyes
Last appearance
1948, for the Cleveland Buckeyes

William "Willie" Grace (June 30, 1917 – November 18, 2006) was an African-American baseball outfielder and pitcher in the Negro Leagues. He played from 1943 to 1948 with the Cleveland Buckeyes.[1] He also played for the Erie Sailors of the Middle Atlantic League in 1951.


  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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