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.
For his career, LaValliere threw out 36.8% of potential base stealers and posted a .992 Fielding Percentage in 12 seasons.
John’s best season came in 1977, when he won the NL ERA title with a 2.34 ERA and won 20 games against just 5 losses.
In 1943, Elmer would win 21 games for the Reds, which tied him for the Major League lead. For Riddle’s 19th win of the ’43 season, he took a perfect game into the 8th inning against the Pirates, retiring the first 22 batters.