From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Bennett, Bradford

(born: 1922) 

Bradford Bennett was born in Fulton, KY. A first baseman in the Negro Leagues, he was known for his speed. He began his career in 1940 as a 17-year-old with the New Orleans-St. Louis Stars, finishing his career in 1946 with the Boston Blues. For more see The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues, by J. A. Riley.


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NKAA Source: Biographical encyclopedia of the Negro baseball leagues

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“Bennett, Bradford,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 26, 2022,

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