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List of Famous Members of Kappa Alpha Psi in Baseball

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The brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi take their mission of “Achievement in Every Field of Human Endeavor” to heart especially when it comes to baseball.

The brothers of the fraternity have excelled and made their mark on the sport of baseball, trailblazing and changing the sport.

We at Watch The Yard have taken time to make a list of some of the notable members of the fraternity who have made their mark the sport. 

Take a look at the list below:

Kenny Lofton

Kenny Lofton crossed through the Delta Omicron chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi. He is a former Major League Baseball center fielder winning six All-Star and four Gold Glove awards.

Donn Clendenon

Donn Clendenon crossed through the Pi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi. He played in Major League Baseball as a first baseman and won the 1969 World Series Most Valuable Player Award.

Emmett Ashford

Emmett Ashford was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi through the fraternity’s Upsilon chapter. He was the first African American umpire in Major League Baseball.

Larry Bradford

Larry Bradford was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi through the fraternity’s Gamma Kappa chapter. He was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.

Harvey Branch

Harvey Branch was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi through the fraternity’s Beta Zeta chapter. He was a left-handed pitcher who had a seven-year career in minor league baseball.

Don Buford

Don Buford was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi through the fraternity’s Beta Omega chapter. He played in Major League Baseball as primarily an outfielder.

Samuel Harrison Drake

Samuel Drake was a Major League Baseball second and third baseman and an initiate of the Beta Tau chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi.

Solly Drake

Solly Drake was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi through the fraternity’s Beta Tau chapter. He was a baseball outfielder in Major League Baseball.

Lloyd McClendon

Lloyd McClendon was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi through the fraternity’s Zeta Alpha chapter. He is an American former professional baseball player who is currently the bench coach for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball.

Charlie Williams

Charlie Williams is an initiate of the Epsilon Kappa chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi. He became the first African American umpire to work behind home plate in a World Series game.

Reggie Williams

The retired professional baseball player Reggie Williams was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi through the fraternity’s Alpha Sigma chapter.

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