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Willie Patterson

Willie Patterson
Nickname: Pat

Career: 1947-1957
Positions: c, 1b, 3b
Teams: Birmingham Black Barons, Memphis Red Sox, Chicago American Giants, Philadelphia Stars
Born: April 1, 1919, Americus, Georgia
Died: August 20, 2004, Mobile, Alabama

Baseball Career Highlights:
"Starting first base in the East-West All Star game in 1952."

Professional/Personal Accomplishments:
"I worked with the little league until about five years ago. Now, I still help out when I can." In addition, Patterson has been actively involved sharing the history of the Negro Leagues with others.

Source: NLBM Legacy 2000 Players' Reunion Alumni Book, Kansas City Missouri: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Inc., 2000.

Willie Patterson photo

Willie Patterson