Jerry Craft

Jerry Craft, rancher and former mayor of Jacksboro, Texas, was the first white man to play in the West Texas Colored League, during the summers of 1959 and 1960. A pioneer in the national cable television industry, he lives in Jacksboro and operates ranches in Texas and New Mexico.Kathleen Sullivan, who holds degrees from Baylor University and Arizona State University, has taught at the University of Texas at Arlington and Southern Methodist University. A member of the Sport Literature Association and the Society for American Baseball Research, she is the author of reviews and articles on sport literature and Women Characters in Baseball Literature: A Critical Study. She lives in Arlington, Texas.Larry Lester is co-chairman of the Negro Leagues Committee for the Society for American Baseball Research.