Andy Childs

Andy Childs, born November 12th, 1905 in Pine Bluff, AR,1 2 3 was a Negro League baseball player.


Childs was the son of Ed Childs and Hattie (nee Poe) Childs.4 5 He spent his youngest years in Pine Bluff, AR, but moved to St. Louis, MO by 1917.6 After the death of his mother, he lived at Bellefontaine Farms, a school for neglected and homeless children near St. Louis.

Childs, a small infielder,7 played with the Grasselli Giants in 1934,8 the Detroit Colored Giants in 1935 and 1936,9 10 , the Indianapolis Athletics in 1937, the Columbia Giants in 1938,11 and the Memphis Red Sox in 1938.

Childs died on November 25th, 1977 in San Diego, CA.12


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