Eugene “Sucky” Thompson This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. They called him Daylight or Sucky Thompson, daylight was one of the most vocalist pitcher on the mound, when he throws the baseball, if it is inside he would shout watch out fella, or look out, it was very annoying to the hitter.   officia irure sed. Eu in sint lorem magna, ex ullamco dolor amet. Veniam cillum esse eu, sed proident eu lorem minim fugiat proident amet adipisicing occaecat? Do id labore sed consectetur deserunt incididunt. Minim do consequat, esse eu veniam ut consectetur, ut lorem ut, commodo velit in. Aliqua irure ad eu qui aliquip ea reprehenderit
WHO IS ON THE MOUND
BAHAMIAN BASEBALL HISTORY
PRESERVING THE RICH HISTORY OF BASEBALL IN THE BAHAMAS
   Henry “Hank” Williams   Henry or Hank, as he was know is the only 20 games winner of a baseball pitcher in the Bahamas in 1972, Henry pitched 6 years in the minor league of baseball, starting in 1965 at the age of 18, in the Astros organization, then he went to the Pirates organization for the 1966 and 1967 season, then to the Dodgers, in 1968 to 1970, where he finish his pro baseball career, and in 1969 becoming the first Bahamian to pitch for a Major League team, in an spring training game right here in Nassau, Bahamas against the Chicago White Sox, before a full house, and the Country’s Prime Minister, Lyndan Pindling.  
Roy Gibbons Bethell Jr. Roy Bethell spent more time in playing the  Minor Leagues of baseball than locally here in the Bahamas, he spent ten years in the minors, signing at the young age of 18, in 1964, and finishing his pro baseball career in 1973, signed as an outfielder and played some first base, Roy started pitching in 1966 at the age of 20, he finished his pro career with a, 29-37 win lost record, 3 saves, 4.43 era, giving up 446 hits, 331 runs, 267 earned, 32 home runs, 455 walks and 439 strike outs, in 122 games, 75 as a starter, in 542 innings. Roy returned home and played with Paradise Island, where he played some outfield and pitched a little, i heard when he pitched against a certain team, no one wanted to pinch hit,
    Wenty “Wentworth”Ford The first and only Bahamian to pitch in a regular season game in  the Major Leagues of baseball, with the Atlanta Braves in 1973, beating the San Francisco Giants, 10 to 4 in his major league debut giving up five hits, for a seccess major league debut, he finished his major league baseball career with a 1 and 3 win/loss record, returning home to the Bahamas in 1975, and started coaching and later becoming the manager of his team locally, he also pitched a few games, as a manager, he lead his teams to five straight Pennants, and 5 League Championships and 5 National Championships, all in a row, he also won manager of the year, in 1976, 1977. 1979,1980. Wenty Ford died July 8th 1980 in a car crash, he was 33 years old. or 
Frankie “Cindererella” Sweeting              In 1969 the Bahamas had their best-ever showing on foreign soil winning three games and placing seventh among the power-house of Amateur United States Teams, Frankie “Cinderella” Sweeting was the hero of the series winning three games and placing himself forever in National Baseball Congress record books,He Lead the Local League with wins three years in a row, 1975 19-6 win/lost,tied with Kirk Smith, 1976 12-6 win/lost and in 1977 12-4 win/lost record. Sweeting also had the most win in 1963 with a 6-2 win/lost record that year he the lead league in strike outs with 73 strike outs,He was name pitcher of the year in 1963 with a 6- 2 win/lost record and again in 1977 with a 12-4 win/lost record..,,
  Kirk “Stumper” Smith Kirk The Stumper Smith, one of the Bahamas best local pitcher, on the all time record for strike outs in a season, with 165 in 1975, he also hold the second most, 125 in 1974, in 1974 he won the league’s MVP, along with best pitcher, most wins, and most strike outs, as ,matter of fact he won best pitcher in 1974,1975 & in 1976, he won most wins in 1975 with 19, one of the league record,  and most strike outs in 1974 7 1975, and in the years from 1977 to 1980, Kirk record a 26 & 7 win/loss record, with 202 ks,97 ERA in 2261/2 inning pitched. 224 hits and 165 runs, facing 906 batters,  walking 84 and hitting 21 batters, and an ERA of 3.00,he finished his baseball career with Heineken St. Bernards in 1985.
Basil “Duran” Hall Basil hall, made a name for himself in the game of baseball in the Bahamas, after a tryout with the Baltimore Oriels in Florida Basil return home to start playing locally again, always wanting the ball against all of the top teams in the league, it was said in 1970, whiles pitching for the Nassau Mets that he was going to strike all 21 batter in the game in a row, but then left the game in the 4th inning after striking 11 in a row, clutching his shoulder in pain, Duran Hall mean business that day against, the St. Bernards team, he also was a member of the Bahamas Baseball National team that played in the National Baseball Congress tournaments in Wichita Kansas. 
Phil Francis This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. It was said that Phil Francis had one of the nasties rainbow carve balls in the  league winning bast pitcher in the inaugural debut of organized baseball in the Bahamas.  orem ut esse dolor. Amet dolore tempor et irure non fugiat.  
Roscoe “Clothes Line “Hall  This panel stretches horizontally and From Roscoe Hall won the league’s rookie of year in 1968 his teammates knew he was something special on the mound. in 1969 he won best pitcher, and had the most wins along with Anthony “Hot Dog” Pearce, also in 1969, while Roscoe continued to pitch in the league, doing his thing he was out shined by his teammate Kirk Smith, until 1977 when he won the league MVP, here is Roscoe stats between 1977 to 1980, 38 & 11 win/loss record, 297 innings pitched, 326 hits, 176 runs, 117 earned, 63 walks and 197 ks, with a 2.76 ERA, he lost game seven in the 1981 championship, 1-0 against Heineken St. Bernards. 
Steve Humes Just Steve Humes, no nick name just pure heart from the mound, he won best pitcher in 1970, and most strike outs in 1971, some other pitches may have had the number in stats, but Steve Humes held his own. Amet officia irure sed. Eu in sint lorem magna, ex ullamco dolor amet. Veniam cillum esse
Adrian Rodgers This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. Adrian was apart of the baseball league from its inception, winning best pitcher, in 1954,1955 & 1956, all three of the first years, of the BBA, in 1959 he won the league MVP with Penny Bankers, and in 1963 with I-Need- Laundry.  and he won the Batting Crown in 1960, Adrian then followed his bigger brother Andre into professional baseball in 1956, where he pitched in 1956 in the Giants farm system, with Hasting, he had 3 wins & 2 losses. and them again in 1960 in the Cardinal farm system, with Billings, he was 0 wins & 1 losses . Adrian also pitch for the Bahamas teams that played in the National Baseball Congress games in Wichita Kansas.
Bertram Bertie Murray Sr This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. Bertie was one of the top pitchers in his day winning the best pitcher in 1965,1966 & 1967 then again in 1971 and in 1978, making him a five time best pitcher winner, he also had the most wins in the same five years time frame too, most strike outs in 1969 with 84, and tie with Michael Moss 1970 with 48, and winning the league MVP in 1974, he made many of the Bahamas Baseball National teams that played many game in the sixties, in the National Baseball Congress Tournaments in Wichita Kansas.
Kevin “Eyes” Ford Kevin Eyes Ford was very talented baseball player, and was a flame thrower from the mound, from his days in junior league baseball. in 1978 Kevin ste two junior league records that season, a 17 strike out performance against paradise and striking out 96 batter in the regular season, and 14 against St Bernards in a playoffs game, to finish a brilliant junior league career with 123 strike out, he won MVP and best pitcher that year. some believe had St Michaels & Schlitz did not drop out of the league that year,he would have strike out a lot more. and in his first year in senior league he won best pitcher, as he continued to dominate from the mound with a 9 and 1 win/loss  record and 91 Ks in his rookie year.  
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Sterling “Josh” Wilkinson This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. Sterling Josh Wilkinson stood about 6ft 4in on the mound, and he used every one of his inches on the mound, when Josh came to pitcher, you knew you was in for a game. In Big games Josh always wanted the ball, he loved the pressure games, .  
Calvin Jolly Calvin C.J Jolly was 6ft 3ins and made he senior league dabute in 1979 with Heineken St. Bernards. after 1980 season C.J parted ways with Heineken and took his talent to the Bimini Marlins in the Grand Bahama Ameteur Baseball League where pitched  for that talented loaded Marlins team. well in the 1981 Commonwealth Championships Calvin to face his form team for the Bahamas National Crown,  Calvin was able to hold his owned by winning two of the games for the Marlins, he did made one mistake, that was trying to throw a fast ball pass his former junior league coach, who hit the ball for the longest home run out of Jim White Baseball Park. Marlin the series three games to four to St. Bernards 
Eugene “Sissy” Taylor This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. Sissy Taylor they called him back in the day, but this tall lanky baseball pitcher, could throw the baseball, from his mid 90s fast ball, to the nastiest curve ball you would ever wanted to see, the earned him most wins in 1980 12, he had a 12 and 3 win/loss record, he also won most strike outs in 1979, with 116 strike outs, and in 1980 with 112 strike outs, he also had 75 strike out in 1978 for a total of 303 strike outs in three years., his win/loss record in 1978 was 10 and 5, and in 1980 his win/loss record was 8 and 8, what a baseball talent  he was from the mound these days he sit in a wheel chair on Nassau Street, 
Eugene “Sucky” Thompson This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. They called him Daylight or Sucky Thompson, daylight was one of the most vocalist pitcher on the mound, when he throws the baseball, if it is inside he would shout watch out fella, or look out, it was very annoying to the hitter.   officia irure sed. Eu in sint lorem magna, ex ullamco dolor amet. Veniam cillum esse eu, sed proident eu lorem minim fugiat proident amet adipisicing occaecat? Do id labore sed consectetur deserunt incididunt. Minim do consequat, esse eu veniam ut consectetur, ut lorem ut, commodo velit in. Aliqua irure ad eu qui aliquip ea reprehenderit
Everette “Nugget” Neely This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. Nugget Neely, came into the game of baseball as a catcher;fficia irure sed. Eu in sint lorem magna, ex ullamco dolor amet. Veniam cillum esse eu, sed proident eu lorem minim fugiat proident amet adipisicing occaecat? Do id labore sed consectetur deserunt incididunt. Minim do consequat, esse eu veniam ut consectetur, ut lorem ut, commodo velit in. Aliqua irure ad eu qui aliquip ea reprehenderit pariatur veniam voluptate. Quis officia sint. Esse lorem ut esse dolor. Amet dolore tempor et irure non  
Andy “Smudge” Ford This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. Amet officia irure sed. Eu in sint lorem magna, ex ullamco dolor amet. Veniam cillum esse eu, sed proident eu lorem minim fugiat proident amet adipisicing occaecat? Do id labore sed consectetur deserunt incididunt. Minim do consequat, esse eu veniam ut consectetur, ut lorem ut, commodo velit in. Aliqua irure ad eu qui aliquip ea reprehenderit pariatur veniam voluptate. Quis officia sint. Esse lorem ut esse dolor. Amet dolore tempor et irure non fugiat.  
Anthony Pearce This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. Amet officia irure sed. Eu in sint lorem magna, ex ullamco dolor amet. Veniam cillum esse eu, sed proident eu lorem minim fugiat proident amet adipisicing occaecat? Do id labore sed consectetur deserunt incididunt. Minim do consequat, esse eu veniam ut consectetur, ut lorem ut, commodo velit in. Aliqua irure ad eu qui aliquip ea reprehenderit pariatur veniam voluptate. Quis officia sint. Esse lorem ut esse dolor. Amet dolore tempor et irure non fugiat.  
Arther “Baldy” Seymour Baldy made  his senior league debut in 1978 with the Old Spice team and was a instant impact with one of the leagues lowest team by winning the 1978 Rookie of the year leading the league with 96 strike out also. the following year Seymour left for Tuskegee University in Tuskegee Alabama, along with Mario Ford and Brad Wood. Arther played for Tuskegee from 1979 to 1981, where returned home and joined his big brother on the pitching staff of the Paradise Island team. veniam voluptate. Quificia sint. Esse lorem ut esse dolor. Amet dolore tempor et irure non f 
Alfred “Linky” Brown This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. Amet officia irure sed. Eu in sint lorem magna, ex ullamco dolor amet. Veniam cillum esse eu, sed proident eu lorem minim fugiat proident amet adipisicing occaecat? Do id labore sed consectetur deserunt incididunt. Minim do consequat, esse eu veniam ut consectetur, ut lorem ut, commodo velit in. Aliqua irure ad eu qui aliquip ea reprehenderit pariatur veniam voluptate. Quis officia sint. Esse lorem ut esse dolor. Amet dolore tempor et irure non fugiat.  
Ronald”Big Boy” Seymour This panel stretches horizontally and vertically. Big Boy Seymour was a very calm pitcher that got the job done from the mound, he didn’t talk much, but you knew he was there, in 1979 he won the MVP, leading the league in 79 in wins with 13 and 4 losses,  with a 1.82 ERA, second in the league, and 113 strike out, also second in the league that year topping his younger brother Arthur Seymour who won most Ks in 1978 with 93.  More to come.
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Larry “Solo” Turnquest They called him Solo, because he was like the lone player on his team, the crafty left handers was masterful from the mound. his team would finish 1 and 42 one year, but he would make the all star team because of his era and strike outs, he just had bad defenses playing behind him, he did not process a high fast ball, he wasn’t a flame thrower, but his ability to hit spots with his curve ball, and little fast ball he had, made him hard to hit at times, he also had a very good pickoff move to first base being a south paw, his advantage was that he was left handed, and he only weighted a few pound, he was a small Pitcher.    
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