Editor’s note: A reader pointed out several inaccuracies in the story, “Black diamond,” which dealt with the history of segregated baseball in the Triangle. It appeared that many details of John Quincy “Bud” Barbee’s career should have been attributed to his brother, “Lamb” Barbee who, at times, was also called “Bud” in the press. We […]
Author Archives: Ryan Whirty
Bio: Ryan Whirty is an award-winning freelance writer and researcher who specializes in the history of African-American baseball. A member of the Society for American Baseball Research and a former resident of Tarboro, N.C., his articles have appeared in Baseball America, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The News & Observer and others.