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Clarence Williams

Born: Jan 27, 1866

Death: Sep 23, 1934

Birthplace: Harrisburg

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Clarence Williams

Date of Birth : Jan 27, 1866
Date of Death : Sep 23, 1934
Birth Place : Harrisburg

Clarence "Waxey" Williams was an African-American baseball catcher in the Negro Leagues. He joined the Cuban Giants, the first black professional team, during their first season. He played at least 20 years for major teams. He was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In his time the Cuban Giants played in otherwise all-white leagues during 1887, 1889, and 1890, but Williams and Frank Grant played on the otherwise white Harrisburg team in the Eastern Interstate League.

Profession


  • Baseball player

Also known as


  • Clarence "Waxey" Williams
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