Saturday, September 17, 2011

Bill 'Ready' Cash, veteran of eight Negro League seasons dies at 91

Bill “Ready” Cash, an All-Star catcher with the Philadelphia Stars of the Negro Leagues from 1943-1950, passed away Monday at Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia. He was 91.

Born February 21, 1919 in Round Oak, Ga., Cash moved to Southwest Philadelphia as a youngster, where he would hone his baseball skills on the local sandlots.

Click here to read more about the life and career of Bill "Ready" Cash, including interviews with his teammates and a video tribute to boot.


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