Sol White

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Birthday
12, 1868
Birthplace
Bellaire, OH
Death Date
Aug 26, 1955 (87)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1868
Birthplace
Bellaire, OH
Death Date
Aug 26, 1955 (87)

About

Hall of Fame baseball player, manager and executive who was one of the driving forces behind the Negro League.

Before Fame

After playing on integrated teams in the minor leagues, he came over to the top teams in the all-black leagues after the color line was drawn.

Trivia

His book on the Negro League, entitled The History of Colored Baseball, became the only definitive guide to the era.

Family Life

He was born in Bellaire, Ohio.

Associated With

He was inducted into the MLB Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006, the same years as Bruce Sutter .