This day in baseball: McClellan’s perfect game
Posted: July 9, 2018 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, Cuban X-Giants, Dan McClellan, history, Negro Leagues, sports
Dan McClellan became the first black pitcher to throw a perfect game in professional baseball on July 9, 1903. The Cuban X-Giant hurler accomplished this feat in a Tri-State League contest against York, Pennsylvania.
Cuban X-Giants road jersey (ebbets.com)