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A Landmark Week for Baseball Historians

Finally, baseball fans interested in the Negro Leagues have some viable statistics to examine. Numbers that would have taken weeks and months to find and compute are now available at fingertips.

Who was black baseball's best pitcher?

"In the wake of "The Year of the Pitcher" and in a salute to Black History Month, MLB.com posed the following question to a panel of 19 of the most respected authorities on "black baseball," a term that encompasses baseball before Rube Foster founded the Negro Leagues in 1920: Who were the top five black pitchers prior to the integration of the Major Leagues? Based on a compilation of their rankings, the countdown toward No. 1 begins Tuesday. Today, we start with a preview of the series. "

Ranking of Negro League Players

Ranking of Negro League Players

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