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

Page, Theodore R.

(born: 1903  -  died: 1984) 

Born in Glasgow, KY, Theodore R. Page was also known as Ted and Terrible Ted. He played right field and first base from 1923-1937. He batted .362 in 1932-1933, and his lifetime average was .335; he also averaged .429 in exhibition games against major-leaguers. He was an all-round athlete who declined a college football scholarship in exchange for a contract with baseball's Toledo Tigers. Page had a temper and once knocked two teeth out of a teammate's mouth during a disagreement. For more see The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues, by J. A. Riley.


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