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Daniel Robert Bankhead (May 3, 1920 – May 2, 1976) was the first African American pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played in Negro league baseball for ...


Career: 9-5, 6.52 ERA, 111 SO, P, Dodgers 1947-1951, t:R, born in AL 1920, died 1976.


However, Bankhead's big-league career was brief and unsatisfying, and so he ..... His first came in relief of Don Newcombe at the Polo Grounds on April 28.

Dec 23, 2009 ... Fullerton City Councilmember Don Bankhead gets confused.


Oct 9, 2015 ... “Bankhead has a great future as a pitcher in the major leagues,” Rickey told The New York Times. “I don't know how soon.” He explained that ...


Jun 4, 2016 ... A vote about whether to recall Dick Jones, Pat McKinley, and Don Bankhead from their positions as city councilors in Fullerton, California, ...


Nobody knows — or if they do, they don't know for long. I mean, you don't want the same thing long enough for it to be What You Want From Life in capital letters.


Dan Bankhead was born on Monday, May 3, 1920, in Empire, Alabama. Bankhead was 27 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 26, 1947, ...


Jun 17, 2015 ... Dan Bankhead was born on 3rd May 1920 in Empire, Alabama where he spent most of his childhood playing baseball enthusiastically with his ...