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

Dougherty, Charles "Pat"

(born: 1879  -  died: 1940) 

Dougherty was born in Summer Shade, KY. A baseball pitcher, his career began in 1909 with the West Baden Sprudels in Indiana and ended in 1918 with the Chicago American Giants. He was the top left-handed pitcher of his era and also a good-hitter. For more see The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues, by J. A. Riley; and Pat Dougherty at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum - eMuseum.


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NKAA Source: Biographical encyclopedia of the Negro baseball leagues

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“Dougherty, Charles "Pat",” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 14, 2019,

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