Silas Simmons
 


 

Age: 111



Summary:
former baseball player in the Negro leagues who was believed to be the longest-living professional ballplayer in history while he was a left-hand pitcher for the local Germantown Blue Ribbons beginning in either 1912 or 1913 in the primordial and poorly recorded days of organized black baseball.




Cause of Death: Old age



Born: October 14, 1895


 
Died: October 29, 2006



Location:
St. Petersburg, Florida