Facts You Should Know About The Legendary Ted Strong, Jr.

African American history is filled with legendary individuals who still deserve their due. One of those individuals is the unsung baseball and basketball hero Ted Strong, Jr. who paved the way for Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays and Meadowlark Lemon. He was born January 2, 1917 in South Bend, IN and died March 2, 1978 in Chicago, IL.