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Merle Porter

Merle M. Porter
Nickname: Fancy Dan

Career: 1946-1950
Position: 1b
Team: Kansas City Monarchs
Born: January 21, 1924, Little Rock, Arkansas

Baseball Career Highlights:
"I hit two home runs in one game, in Denver, Colorado."

Professional/Personal Accomplishments:
"While working at UniRoyal Tires, I played baseball with the Watts Giants and won four city championships in the 1960s. I retired from UniRoyal after 29 years."

Awards, Honors, Titles, Championships,
Schools, Colleges:

• 6 Baseball Trophies issued by the City of Los Angeles, California

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

Merle M. Porter photo

Merle Porter