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Eugene Taylor’s Baseball Legacy

No One Can Hit ME!
Eugene Taylor’s Baseball Legacy will show that very few could have hit him. Sissy Taylor was masterful from the mound night after night. 

Eugene Taylor’s Baseball Legacy

Eugene Taylor’s Baseball Legacy was a short one but very effective. Above all, he had a great sense of humor, with a nickname that did not move him at all. Hence, he was called Sissy Taylor by most fans and players. However, don’t let the name fool you; he had a big right arm from the hill.

The Pitcher:

First, The young people in Harlem call him BAM! But his teammates and brothers in the early 80’s knew him as Bursell. Eugene ‘ Sissy’ Taylor. However, pitching was what he did, and sometimes he did not need a supporting cast. “Adrian Francis”

No One Can Hit ME Most nights! 

In a story written by Adrian Francis, he told him that no one could hit me. Well, that is the way it seemed most nights when he was on the mound. However, there were very few bad games for him and the few guys who got to him. 

No One Can Hit ME! 

Eugene Taylor’s Baseball Legacy will show that very few could have hit him. Sissy Taylor was masterful from the mound night after night. 

For instance, He struck out 326 batters in a three-span, 116 in 1979, 112 in 1980, and 98 in 1981 wow. Moreover, he led the league in most wins in 1980 with 12. However, some missing stats may add to his numbers. 

Kirk Stamper Smith is the only one who had more single-season strikeouts than him, in 1975 with 165 and 1976 with 125. 

The Sissy Taylor Story by Adrian “Jim Rice” Francis: 

You saw him wheeling his way down the corridors of Nassau Street, and unless you are from the area, he will remain incognito, and you would never learn his story. The young people in Harlem call him BAM! But his teammates and brothers in the early 80’s knew him as Bursell Eugene ‘Sissy’ Taylor used a wheelchair.

One of the most Feard Pitchers:

For a man who stood 6’ 3’ inches tall, the curveballs of life have now allowed the entire world to tower over one of the most feared Bahamian baseball players of all times. Partly deaf in one ear and suffering paralysis stemming from a dog bight, He listens closely as he answers questions about what brought him to his present state and condition and tells the story of how life used to be. 

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