Thursday, January 22, 2009

Joe Scott Documentary Nominated for Regional Emmy

Posted on Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 4:00 AM

"Joe Scott: Memories of the Negro Leagues," a documentary in which Memphis Redbirds vice president Reggie Williams interviewed the former baseball player, was recently nominated for a regional Emmy award.

Scott played for the Memphis Red Sox from 1944 to 1949 and was the first African American to play at Wrigley Field. Last summer, the Memphian was "drafted" by the Milwaukee Brewers in a special draft for the surviving Negro League players.

To read more, visit Mary Cashiola's In the Bluff blog.

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