Yesterday, Joe Posnanski pondered the glint of a greatness lost to institutionalized racism, memory, & time, a distant star gone supernova before we marked its position in the firmament:
We know so little about [John Henry “Pop”] Lloyd. And it is heartbreaking. Here was this extraordinary baseball player, this phenomenon, and he has been lost to history, and we try so hard to bring him back that it sometimes takes us to strange places.
The Baseball 100: No. 25, Pop Lloyd | The Athletic