“A Million Thrills” The Second Time Around for Ted Toles
February 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
This presentation will highlight and recognize the contributions of Ted Toles, Jr., a former professional baseball player from Newton Falls, Ohio, who played for several Negro Leagues teams, (Pittsburgh Crawfords, Cleveland Buckeyes, Newark Eagles and Jacksonville Eagles) and the minor league systems of the Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees and Philadelphia Athletics. Mr. Toles played alongside many of the men who ‘crossed the line’ during the period of re-integration of Major League baseball.
While Mr. Toles never made it to the Major Leagues, he had many memories and recollections of his playing days, which have been chronicled in a book – Living on Borrowed Time: The Life and Times of Negro League Player Ted Toles, Jr. written by Michael T. Swank.
Presenter: Isaac (Ike) Brooks
A THIS is League Park program sponsored in part by Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC).