Rap Dixon

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Herbert Albert Dixon ("Rap")

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 185 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

Five-Tool outfielder Rap Dixon played in the Negro Leagues from 1922 to 1937, notably for the Harrisburg Giants and Baltimore Black Sox. His career was cut short by illness and injuries, and he died at the age of 41.

Negro Leagues Career Statistics[edit]

Year Team League G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB BA SLG
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1922 Harrisburg Giants independent 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
1923 Harrisburg Giants independent 1 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400
1924 Harrisburg Giants ECL 47 170 21 45 2 2 4 26 6 15 .265 .371
1925 Harrisburg Giants ECL 72 282 78 97 12 4 8 23 16 33 .344 .500
1926 Harrisburg Giants ECL 45 184 42 57 12 5 6 26 12 16 .310 .527
1927 Harrisburg Giants ECL 13 47 8 12 2 1 0 3 1 3 .255 .340
1928 Baltimore Black Sox ECL 60 225 50 86 15 7 10 48 18 33 .382 .644
1929 Baltimore Black Sox ANL 39 141 35 52 7 4 7 36 7 17 .369 .624
1930 Baltimore Black Sox
Chicago American Giants
independent 47 159 37 45 11 5 8 28 4 27 .283 .566
1931 Hilldale EWL 46 168 37 42 4 4 1 14 3 15 .250 .339
1932 Pittsburgh Crawfords independent 43 164 35 52 15 2 3 12 9 20 .317 .488
1933 Philadelphia Stars NNL 24 92 25 34 4 0 0 14 1 4 .370 .413
1934 Baltimore Black Sox
Pittsburgh Crawfords
NNL 10 33 4 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .121 .121
1935 Brooklyn Eagles NNL 10 42 8 13 3 0 1 2 4 4 .310 .452
1936 Homestead Grays
Newark Eagles
NNL 21 82 18 25 3 3 3 13 2 8 .305 .524
1937 Pittsburgh Crawfords NNL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
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Total 16 seasons 481 1798 400 566 90 37 51 246 84 199 .315 .491
per 162 g '2.97 162 606 135 191 30 12 17 83 28 67

Source: Committee on African-American Baseball

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