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Percy Miller, Jr.

Born: 1928

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Percy Miller, Jr.

Date of Birth : 1928

William Percy Miller Jr., is a former minor league baseball player who broke the color barrier in the Carolina League. The son of Negro league pitcher Percy Miller, he played for the Danville Stars negro team then made his debut for the Danville Leafs as the first integrated pro team in Virginia on August 9, 1951 playing 19 games that season. Bill White, who would be the second black player in the Carolina League, played for Danville in 1953. Miller was "released" as not being polished enough to play in February 1952 and returned to the Stars. He was born in Danville, VA and died there on January 11, 2003.

Profession


  • Baseball player

Also known as


  • Percy Miller
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