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Compiling the Stats for the Negro League

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Compiling the Stats for the Negro League

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Compiling the Stats for the Negro League

Compiling the Stats for the Negro League

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Many baseball fans probably know Nolan Ryan holds the records for most strikeouts and Pete Rose has the most hits in the history of Major League Baseball — but what about James "Cool Papa" Bell or Joe "Smokey" Williams from the Negro League of Baseball? NPR's Tony Cox talks with Larry Luster and Dick Clark, two of the people working to compile the statistics of Negro League Baseball players.