Smokey Joe Williams

Smokey Joe Williams

About Smokey Joe Williams

Joseph Williams (April 6, 1886 February 25, 1951), nicknamed 'Cyclone Joe' or 'Smokey Joe', was an American right-handed pitcher in the Negro leagues. He is widely recognized as one of the game's greatest pitchers, even though he never played a game in the major leagues. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999.

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