Leroy Mullins

Leroy Mack Mullins, born February 2nd, 19201 in Arkansas,2 was a Negro League baseball player in 1948.


Mullins was the son of Henry Mullins and Anna Bell (nee Thomas) Mullins.3 He grew up in Blytheville, AR.

Mullins, a pitcher, briefly appeared with the Memphis Red Sox in 1948.4 5 6 He also played and managed the semi-pro Blytheville Brown Bombers.7

Mullins died on February 19th, 1998 in Memphis, TN.8 He was buried in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens in Blytheville, AR.9


". . . Leroy Mullins, a semi pro hurler from Blytheville, Ark., who has shown plenty of stuff in training [with the Memphis Red Sox]."10

"Mullins finished for the [Red] Sox."11

"During his military career, he [Mullins] played professional baseball in the Southern Negro League for the Memphis Red Sox. He managed and played baseball with the Blytheville Bombers after leaving the military."12


Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.
1 Social Security Death Index gives his birth year as 1920. Mullin's military grave marker gives his birth year as 1921.
4 Chicago Defender, 4/10/1948, p.11
5 Chicago Defender, 4/24/1948, p.11
10 Chicago Defender, 4/10/1948, p.11
11 Chicago Defender, 4/24/1948, p.11