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Louis Sockalexis

Louis Sockalexis was a Penobscot Indian man who became the first Native American major league baseball player in the late 1800's.

Louis Sockalexis Resources

Here are some good books about Louis Sockalexis:
 Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer
 Baseball's First Indian, Louis Sockalexis
 Indian Summer: The Tragic Story of Louis Francis Sockalexis
 Louis Sockalexis: The First Cleveland Indian

Here are some links to online information about Louis Sockalexis:
 The Story of Louis Sockalexis
 A Season of Brilliance
 The Story of Louis Sockalexis
 Maine Encyclopedia: Louis Sockalexis
 Wikipedia: Louis Francis Sockalexis

And here are our webpages about the Penobscot tribe and language:
 Penobscot-Abenaki language
 Maine Penobscot
 Penobscot Indians for Kids
 Wabanaki Indian legends
 The Northeastern Woodlands
 Algonquian languages

Recommended Books

Here are a few good books about the Penobscots:
 Women of the Dawn
 Twelve Thousand Years: American Indians of Maine
 The Language of Basket Making

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