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Stubblefield, Wilker H. T. "Mickey" "Mayfield Moundsman"

(born: 1926  -  died: ) 

Born in Mayfield, KY, Stubblefield began his career with local baseball clubs, then, in 1947, he played with the Omaha Rockets, mostly at shortstop and pitcher. He joined the Kansas City Monarchs in 1948 before moving on to the minor leagues. He returned to Mayfield to play in the Kitty League, the only African American who played in that league. Stubblefield ended his career in the Northern League in 1951. His entire name was Wilker Harrison Thelbert Stubblefield. He was the son of Harrison and Mary Wiskers Stubblefield, according to the 1930 U.S. Federal Census. For more see The Negro Leagues Revisited, by B. Kelley; and Micky Stubblefield, a Kitty League website.


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NKAA Entry: Kelley, Brent P.
NKAA Source: The Negro leagues revisited : conversations with 66 more baseball heroes

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“Stubblefield, Wilker H. T. "Mickey" "Mayfield Moundsman",” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 12, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/173.

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