Hershel Oliver

Hershel L. Oliver, born April 26th, 1922 in Ozark, AR,1 was a minor Negro baseball player in 1947.


Oliver was the son of William Edgar Oliver and Bonnie (nee Johnson) Oliver.2

Oliver was listed as a catcher for the 1947 Omaha Rockets independent minor Negro baseball team.3

Oliver died on January 11th, 1958 and was buried in Highland Cemetery in Wichta, KS.4 5


"Herschel Oliver, Coal Hill, Ark, Catcher, 23 years old. With Coal Hill semi-pros last year."6