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Quincy Thomas Trouppe

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Quincy Trouppe was a catcher for many years in the Negro Leagues, the major leagues, in Mexico and Latin America, and in Canada. He also served as a manager and was a successful amateur boxer.

As a Negro League manager, he led the Cleveland Buckeyes to pennants in 1945 and 1947, winning the World Series in 1945.

He was 39 when he finally appeared in the majors. He published an autobiography in 1977, titled 20 Years Too Soon: Prelude to Major-League Integrated Baseball. It was reprinted in 1995.

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