EPISODE 3: THE NUMBERS RUNNER
Gus Greenlee was a numbers runner, bootlegger and businessman who used his considerable wealth to buy a legendary Hill District jazz club and assemble one of the greatest baseball teams ever to take the field.
Production help from David Smith.
Music used in this episode came from the Free Music Archive.
Research and resources used for this episode came from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Archives, “Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend” by Larry Tye, “Stories Not Told in History Books” by Nina Greenlee and “The Crossroads of the World: A Social and Cultural History of Jazz in Pittsburgh’s Hill District, 1920-1970″ by Colter Harper