In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
former major league second baseman; played for Cubs, Indians, Red Sox, Senators, Braves & Angels; also played in Japan from 1964-66; brother of former major leaguer, Bob Aspromonte; managed Indians from 1972-74
Right-handed pitcher who debuted for the Cardinals in 1972, appeared in a few games for them again in 1974, and pitched some games for the Tigers in 1975, 1976, and 1977. He unfortunately died from leukemia in 1994
Hitting Coach for Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim,Former outfielder/DH;played for Yankees,Red Sox, Twins, Angels, Orioles & A's; managed Cubs & Rockies; also worked for Mets Mariners & Braves; 1979 AL MVP; member of Twins 1987 World Series championship team