Jeff Jefferson

Jeff Jefferson
Born: (1922-08-08)August 8, 1922
Bartow, Florida
Died: September 21, 1985(1985-09-21) (aged 63)
Erie, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
1942, for the Jacksonville Red Caps
Last appearance
1950, for the Cleveland Buckeyes
Career highlights and awards
  • 1945 Negro World Series champion team

George Leo "Jeff" Jefferson (August 8, 1922 – September 21, 1985) was an American baseball pitcher in the Negro Leagues. He played with the Jacksonville Red Caps in 1942 and 1943 and the Cleveland Buckeyes from 1944 to 1950. His brother, Bill Jefferson, also played negro league baseball.[1]


  1. Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6.

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