Louis Francis Sockalexis, 1871 - 1913

Louis Francis Sockalexis

Courtesy of Ed Rice, Author of Louis Francis Sockalexis: Life-Story of a Penobscot Indian; Baseball?s First Indian

  • Known For: Professional baseball player, Penobscot Indian
  • Maine Connection: Born and raised on Indian Island, Old Town, Maine


Selected Books

  • Baseball’s First Indian: Louis Sockalexis: Penobscot Legend, Cleveland Indian by Ed Rice, 2003.
  • Indian Summer: the Forgotten Story of Louis Sockalexis, the First Native American in Major League Baseball by Brian McDonald, c2003.
  • Louis Francis Sockalexis: the Life-Story of a Penobscot Indian by Trina Wellman, 1975.

Selected Websites