Former Rickwood Ballplayers Pass-Away
The Friends of Rickwood are saddened by the recent passing of these Rickwood alumni:
Herbert Harold “Briefcase” Simpson, former Birmingham Black Baron (1942), passed on January 7, 2015.
Carl Long, former Birmingham Black Baron (1953), passed on January 12, 2015.
Ernie Banks, former Kansas City Monarch (1950 and 1953) and Chicago Cub, passed on January 23, 2015.
Minnie Minoso, former New York Cuban (1946 – 1948) and Chicago White Sox, passed on March 1, 2015.
The Friends would like to thank our colleague, Larry Lester, and the Courier for this information.