South Carolina native Carl Long starred in the Negro Leagues and Minor Leagues.
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.
In 1938, Maynard split the season between North Carolina’s Tarboro Serpents of the Coastal Plain League and the Virginia’s Richmond Colts of the Piedmont League. He would hit .329 with 18 home runs in 106 games for Tarboro.
Steve Carlton’s consecutive win streak ended at 15 in 1972 when his next start resulted in an 11-inning complete game 2-1 loss on August 21, 1972.