From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)
Coxton Black Sox (baseball)
The Black Sox baseball team was from Coxton, KY, in Harlan County. In the spring of 1928, the team was preparing for the season and looking for opponents. Team members included manager Leo Nelson, first baseman Charles Tyler, second baseman Copeland, third baseman Branner(?), shortstop Nixon, and outfielders Scoat, Jones, and Pinkie. Source: "Coxton, KY., Black Sox." The Chicago Defender, 3/24/1928, p. 9.