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This Day in Baseball - The Daily Rewind


This podcast is for the baseball fan with a curious mind. We bring you one event from each day in the calendar and go well beyond the box score. Our stories are brief and fun and come with some surprises.

Feb 17, 2020

February 13, 1974 Cool Papa Bell goes to Cooperstown joining Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard as just the third man to play exclusively in Negro Leagues to be inducted. 

Listen to him talk about Jackie Robinson, Satchel Paige, Education and how he was able to turn a light off and get into bed before the light went out. 

Cool Papa Bells Page - https://thisdayinbaseball.com/cool-papa-bell-page/

Negro Leagues on This Day In Baseball - https://thisdayinbaseball.com/category/negro-leagues/

Sources - 

Baseball Hall of fame - https://collection.baseballhall.org/PASTIME/cool-papa-bell-oral-history-interview-1981-september-26-0

MS Historynow - http://www.mshistorynow.mdah.ms.gov/articles/277/cool-papa-bell

Youtube - https://youtu.be/on-Y2cWl_ag