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Name  Joe Scott

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Died  March 21, 2013, Memphis, Tennessee, United States

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Joseph Burt Scott (October 2, 1920 – March 21, 2013) was an American baseball player who played outfield and first-base in several different Negro Leagues.

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A left-handed hitter, Scott played professionally from 1936 until 1956. He played for the New York Black Yankees, Pittsburgh Crawfords, Chicago American Giants, Memphis Red Sox, and Zulu Cannibal Giants

Scott attended Tilden Tech High School in Chicago. He was the only player of color on his high school team which won the 1937 city championship played at Wrigley Field. He was 5'7" and weighed 160 during his playing career.

In 1942, Scott had a batting average of .714 in 58 games before the season was ended early due to World War II.

Scott died on March 21, 2013 after suffering a stroke while sleeping. He was 92.

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Joe B. Scott Wikipedia


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