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Subject: Pumpsie Green Slides into Home Plate

Written By: LyricBoy on 07/18/19 at 5:14 am

Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, famous as being the “last first MLB black baseball player” has passed away at the age of 85.  :\'(

Back in ‘59 he was the first black ball player for the Boston Red Sox. The BoSox were the last MLB team to integrate. In his first at bat at storied Fenway Park, he hit a triple off the outfield wall.  8)

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