Shuck and Jive

Thursday, July 26, 2007

The Elizabethton Blue Grays

Saw this in today's Johnson City Press.

The Blue Grays was a black semi-pro baseball team that traveled throughout the segregated South during the Great Depression and until the 1950s, playing games and winning against teams from much larger cities. The team’s home field at Douglas Park was named in honor of the team by the Elizabethton City Council earlier this year. (Read More)

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