Independent Historian

Robert Mueller lived in Florida, Texas, and Indiana before settling in
Seattle. He has worked as a School Technology Specialist for Skyview
Junior High in the Northshore School District since 1996 and has been
the staff advisor for the school newspaper for much of that time. He
earned an English degree and Secondary Education Teaching Certificate
from the University of Washington. Outside of work, Robert enjoys
writing about baseball and has had articles published at The Hardball Times and Fangraphs.

William James “Bill” Powell (1916-2009)

Image Ownership: David Maxwell, New York Times Bill Powell was the first African American to design, construct, and own a professional golf course in the United States. In 1946, Bill and his wife Marcella did most of the landscaping by hand when they transformed a … Read MoreWilliam James “Bill” Powell (1916-2009)