Thursday, February 21, 2013

Negro League baseball history fact for today – February 21, 2013

William (Bill) “Ready” Cash was born on this date in Round Oak, Georgia; 1919.  Cash, a catcher who was known for his strong throwing arm, played his entire Negro League baseball career (1943 – 1950) with the Philadelphia Stars.  He played in the 1948 and 1949 East-West All Star Game, hitting two doubles in the latter to help the East squad to a 4 – 0 victory.  He spent two seasons in the Chicago White Sox minor league system (1952 -1953), but was past his prime (33 and 34 years old) and did not play in the Major Leagues..   

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