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Howard Leroy “Toots” Ferrell, Jr

  • Birth 21 Sep 1929 Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 11 Oct 2002 Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Burial Bear, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Plot J, D, 21
  • Memorial ID 7985563

Negro League Baseball Player. Delaware Hall of Fame member. Howard was a member of the Negro League teams the Newark Eagles, Baltimore Elite Giants, and the Chicago American Giants. He served in the military during the Korean War. It was while playing in an Army League football game that Howard injured his shoulder, ending his career as a baseball player. He is a member of the Delaware Afro-American Hall of Fame and the Delaware Sports Hall of Fame.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 14 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7985563
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Howard Leroy “Toots” Ferrell, Jr (21 Sep 1929–11 Oct 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7985563, citing Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .