The Negro Southern League

Charles Wilber “Bullet” Rogan

'Bullet' Rogan

Charles Wilber “Bullet” Rogan, also known as “Bullet Joe” (July 28, 1893 – March 4, 1967) was an American pitcher and outfielder for the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro baseball leagues from 1920 to 1938. Renowned as a two-way player who could both hit and pitch successfully, one statistical compilation shows Rogan winning more games than any other pitcher in Negro Leagues history and ranking fourth highest in career batting average. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998.