South Carolina native Carl Long starred in the Negro Leagues and Minor Leagues.
North Carolina native Dave Barnhill was one of the Negro Leagues top pitchers during the 1940s.
South Carolina native Larry Doby became the American League’s first black player and Major League Baseball’s second in 1947.
South Carolina native Barney Brown was a four-time Negro League All-Star.
Taylor is regarded alongside Rube Foster as the two greatest managers of all time in the Negro Leagues.
Simmons played baseball for the Greensboro Red Wings and Asheville Blues of the Negro Southern League from 1946-1949.