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Rich Gee
Catcher
Born: (1894-07-16)July 16, 1894
Cleburne, Texas
Died: January 3, 1968(1968-01-03) (aged 73)
Cleburne, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Professional debut
Negro league baseball: 1923 for the Lincoln Giants
Last professional appearance
1926 for the Lincoln Giants
Teams

Richard Raymond "Rich" Gee (July 16, 1894 – January 3, 1968) was an African-American baseball catcher in the Negro Leagues.

Biography

Gee was born in Cleburne, Texas. He played for the minor league Abilene Eagles of the West Texas League from 1920-1922.[1] He played for the Lincoln Giants from 1923 to 1926.[2]

Family life

Gee's brother, Tom Gee, also played in the Negro Leagues, and was Rich's teammate with the Giants in 1925 and 1926.[3]

Notes

  1. ^ Robinson, Frazier (2000). Catching Dreams: My Life in the Negro Baseball League. Syracuse University Press. p. 13. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Forgotten Heroes: George "Tubby" Scales" (PDF). Center for Negro League Baseball Research. Retrieved July 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6. 

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