Umpiring pioneer, Negro Leagues museum founder Bob Motley dies at age 94

Pioneering umpire Bob Motley, 94, died Thursday, according to his son, Byron. Motley was born in Alabama, the sixth of eight children to a sharecropper and his wife. After serving in World War II, Motley moved to Kansas City, becoming the first bl
Pioneering umpire Bob Motley, 94, died Thursday, according to his son, Byron. Motley was born in Alabama, the sixth of eight children to a sharecropper and his wife. After serving in World War II, Motley moved to Kansas City, becoming the first bl

Passing of a legend: pioneering umpire Bob Motley dies at 94

September 15, 2017 01:02 PM