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Willie Grace

Born: June 30, 1918 in Meridian, Miss.
Died: Nov. 18, 2006 in Erie, Penn.


Willie Grace, who played in the Negro Leagues, died on Nov. 18, 2006 in Erie, Pa. He was 89.

According to his obituary, Grace played for the Negro League’s Cleveland Buckeyes (1942-1950). He also played for the Erie Sailors.

Following his career in baseball, he worked for Hammermill Paper until his retirement.