Obituary: “Pumpsie” Green (1933-2019)

R.I.P. to Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, a versatile infielder who has the distinction of being the first African-American ballplayer for the Boston Red Sox, the last MLB team to integrate. He died on July 17 at the age of 85. Green played for the Red Sox (1959-62) and New York Mets (1963). "Pumpsie Green occupies a … Continue reading Obituary: “Pumpsie” Green (1933-2019)

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