Negro Leagues Umpire Remembers Calling Games Bob Motley, the last surviving umpire from baseball's legendary Negro Leagues, has a memoir out called Ruling Over Monarchs, Giants, and Stars: Umpiring in the Negro Leagues and Beyond.
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Negro Leagues Umpire Remembers Calling Games

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Bob Motley, the last surviving umpire from baseball's legendary Negro Leagues, has a memoir out called Ruling Over Monarchs, Giants, and Stars: Umpiring in the Negro Leagues and Beyond.

Motley talks to Tony Cox about his years behind the plate.

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