Milfred "Rick" LaurentBaseball, 1921-37
Negro Leagues

Inducted: 1980

  • Began his professional baseball career with the Crescent Stars of New Orleans in 1921 after starring for numerous semipro teams from 1918 to 1921.
  • Also played for the Caulfield Ads, New Orleans Black Pelicans, Nashville Elite Giants, Memphis Red Sox, Birmingham Black Barons and the Cleveland Cubs from 1921-37.
  • A member of the Black Pelicans' 1926 Negro Southern League championship team.
  • During stint with the Memphis Red Sox, he played every position.
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