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Taylor, C. I.locked

(20 January 1875–23 February 1922)
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Taylor, C. I. (20 January 1875–23 February 1922), Negro League baseball player, manager, and executive, was born Charles Isham Taylor in Anderson, South Carolina, the son of Isham B. Taylor, a Methodist minister, and Adaline (maiden name unknown). Known throughout his life as C. I., Taylor was the fifth of twelve children. He attended school in Anderson County, South Carolina, and later attended Clark College in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lettered in baseball and was rated the best third baseman in the Atlanta Intercollegiate League. During the Spanish-American War Taylor served in Company H of the Tenth U.S. Cavalry....

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