Tag: Chief Bender

  • NDN All-Star #5 Albert “Chief” Bender (Ojibwe)

    I selected “Chief” Bender as NDN All-Star #5 for one simple reason.  He was a brilliant baseball pitcher.  If you need verification of that – here is a link to his lifetime stats: https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/bendech01.shtml Albert, as he preferred to be called, was another athletic star that came from the Carlisle Indian School.  (Imagine walking down…