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Josh Gibson — The Babe Ruth of the Negro Professional League

By Admin, 02/24/21, 8:30AM EST


This month, as part of Black History Month, Baseball Oshawa will be paying tribute to four baseball legends who changed the game of baseball.

Was the myth larger than the reality? Not really.

But the applause Josh Gibson received should have been louder. He was considered the best power hitter of his era in the Negro Leagues and perhaps even the majors.

Josh Gibson's Baseball Hall of Fame biography