Otha Bailey, Former BBB, Passes-Away

The Friends of Rickwood and the baseball community are saddened by the recent passing of former Birmingham Black Baron, Otha Bailey.

A quick-armed catcher, Mr. Bailey’s career included stints with the Black Barons, Chattanooga Choo Choos, Cleveland Buckeyes, Houston Eagles, and New Orleans Eagles.

Please see links below for Mr. Bailey’s obituary, as well as a career summary from baseball-reference.com.

http://obits.al.com/obituaries/birmingham/obituary.aspx?pid=167042145#fbLoggedOut

http://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Otha_Bailey

 

 

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~ by rickwood on September 30, 2013.

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