Joe Black, Baseball Pioneer And Retired Greyhound Corp. Executive, Dies

June 2002
Jet;6/3/2002, Vol. 101 Issue 24, p18
Remembers the late Joe Black, the first Black pitcher to win a World Series Game and an executive at Greyhound Corporation.


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