William Clarence Matthews: Harvard’s Famous African American Shortstop

William Clarence Matthews was born the third oldest child to William Matthews, a tailor, and Elizabeth Matthews in Selma, Alabama on January 7, 1877. After the death of his father in the 1890s, he moved with his family moved to Montgomery, Alabama. Matthews enrolled at the Tuskegee Institute from 1893 until 1897 where he graduated…

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