Ted Radcliffe

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Birthday
7, 1902
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Aug 11, 2005 (103)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1902
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Aug 11, 2005 (103)

About

Pro baseball player in the Negro Leagues who was thought to be the oldest living professional baseball player at the time of his death.

Before Fame

He played ragball with Satchel Paige and Bobby Robinson growing up.

Trivia

Nicknamed Double Duty, he pitched three and caught three of the six East-West All-Star Games.

Family Life

His brother Alex Radcliffe was a Negro League ball player as well.

Associated With

Damon Runyon coined his nickname Double Duty because he played as both a catcher and a pitcher.