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Lloyd, John Henrylocked

(25 April 1884–19 March 1965)
  • Jerry Malloy

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Lloyd, John Henry (25 April 1884–19 March 1965), African-American baseball player and manager, known as Pop, was born in Palatka, Florida. His father died during Lloyd’s infancy, and Lloyd was raised by his grandmother after his mother remarried. A grade school dropout, he began his career on the sandlots of Jacksonville, Florida, at age nineteen....

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