The Daily Northwestern

Negro Leagues baseball player Ray Knox receives key to city

Nora Shelly, Reporter

February 9, 2016

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl presented Monday night a key to the city to Ray Knox, a former Negro Leagues baseball player. Knox began playing in the Negro Leagues at age 14 in 1949, and is one of just a few dozen former players who are still alive. The Negro Leagues originated in 1...