1938 Durham Black Sox Team Photograph
This rare image is a team photograph of the 1938 Durham Black Sox and was taken at El Toro Park, which burned down in 1939. The back of the 8x10" photo has handwritten "Black Sox Ball-Team - Eltoro Park (1938)," and also has the team roster written in hand and taped on back with three white-out strips underneath. The contemporary writing indicates the players to be: Sowell, W. Barbee, Lee (coach) L. Barbee, Cradock, Johnson, B. Barbee, Henderson, unknown, Stanley (business mgr.), Hayes, Holeman (manager), Mangum, Rice, C. Barbee, Fairley, Cunningham. It is growing increasingly difficult to find Negro Leagues information from this period, especially one with identifications. There is minor creasing otherwise EX condition.