Madison's career as a pitcher began with the Kansas City Monarchs during the 1935 and 1936 seasons. From there, he played with the Memphis Red Sox from 1937-1938, the Birmingham Black Barons in 1942,5 and the Asheville Blues from 1945-1946.67
Madison died on January 29th, 1973 in San Diego, CA8 and was buried Mount Hope Cemetery in San Diego.9
"[Asheville Blues player] Robert Madison, an Arkansas boy, . . . "6
"[Birmingham Black Baron player] Robert Madison, pitcher, of El Rorado [sic], . . . "5
Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.
Statistics at Seamheads.com.
5. Atlanta Daily World, 4/11/1942, p.5