Clyde Henry Williams
Team: Cleveland Buckeyes
Born: April 9, 1920, Clarksdale, Mississippi
Died: June 5, 2005, Detroit, Michigan
Pitching with the Negro American League champion Cleveland Buckeyes in 1947, he registered a 2-0 league record. Although he was listed with the Buckeyes through the 1950 season, league statistics do not confirm his playing time.
Baseball Career Highlights:
"I hit the ball out of the park at Yankee Stadium."
"I was a military police officer during World War II. After baseball, I began working at Barton Marlow Construction Company. I worked there 25 years and retired."
NLBM Legacy 2000 Players' Reunion Alumni Book, Kansas City Missouri: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Inc., 2000.
James A. Riley, The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues, New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., 1994.