Ben Taylor was a first baseman and manager in baseball's Negro leagues. Taylor died at age 64 in Baltimore, Maryland
Benjamin Harrison Taylor (July 1, 1888 _ January 24, 1953) was an American first baseman and manager in baseball's Negro leagues. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006.Born in Anderson, South Carolina, he played for the Birmingham Giants, Chicago American Giants, Indianapolis ABC's, St. Louis Giants, Bacharach Giants, Washington Potomacs, Harrisburg Giants, and Baltimore Black Sox. His playing career played lasted from 1908 to 1929.