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  • Second baseman Sammy Hughes led off, followed by third baseman Felton Snow, left fielder Turkey Stearnes, right fielder Mule Suttles, shortstop Zack Wright, catcher Biz Mackey, center fielder Bill Wright, and first sacker “Shifty Jim” West.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Hughes were still making the annual foray, but Turkey Stearnes stopped coming.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • He added to his usual Monarchs 'roster such Negro League titans as slugger Turkey Stearnes and infielder extraordinaire Sammy Bankhead.

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  • Diz was every bit as stout as Satch that night, dominating the likes of Cool Papa Bell, Mule Suttles, Turkey Stearnes, Wild Bill Wright, Sammy T.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Black kids should know about Cool Papa Bell and Turkey Stearnes.

    I Was Right on Time

  • Hitters like Turkey Stearnes and Mule Suttles and Louis Santop and Biz Mackey and Willard Brown and Ted Strong, and slick fielders like Willie Wells.

    I Was Right on Time

  • Wilkie added to his Monarchs’ roster such Negro Leagues titans as Turkey Stearnes, Sammy Bankhead, and the forty-two-year-old Lefty Donaldson.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Satch’s teammates on Nashville-based entrepreneur Tom Wilson’s “Royal Colored Giants” that fall were some of the most iconic names in blackball: sluggers Turkey Stearnes and Mule Suttles, magician shortstop Willie Wells, and speedster Cool Papa Bell—all future Hall of Famers.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Two of blackball’s iconic sluggers—Mule Suttles and Turkey Stearnes—also put up imposing numbers on the Coast.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert


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