Category Archive: Current Issues

Current issues, affairs and events related to the Negro Leagues

Feb 16 2014

Willie Wells Mural Project

Mural project honoring negro leagues baseball star Willie Wells

Oct 30 2013

SABR Negro Leagues Legends – 2012 MLB All-Star FanFest

Via YouTube: SABR Negro Leagues Legends – 2012 MLB All-Star FanFest: The SABR Negro Leagues Legends panel discussion was held at the MLB All-Star FanFest on July 7, 2012, in Kansas City, Missouri. The panel consisted of historian and author Larry Lester; Bob Motley, former Negro Leagues umpire; and Robert Paige, son of Hall of …

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Oct 06 2013

Old-timers like me like … old traditions

Jim Riley, a former president of the Society for American Baseball Research, uncovers some of the sport’s lost traditions and current vestiges

Sep 14 2013

Negro Leagues exhibit at MLB Fan Fest

Negro Leagues exhibit at MLB Fan Fest: Take a virtual tour of the Negro Leagues exhibit at the MLB All-Star Fan Fest on July 12, 2013 at the Javits Center in New York City.

Jun 24 2013

NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL TRIBUTE-MLB on FOX 2012 All-Star Pregame Show

Via YouTube: NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL TRIBUTE-MLB on FOX 2012 All-Star Pregame Show: Film courtesy of MLB ON FOX, aired during the 2012 MLB All-Star Pre-Game show on July 10, narrated by Terrence Howard. Poignant tribute to Negro Leagues Baseball historyin Kansas City, Missouri filmed at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, historic Paseo YMCA and Kauffman …

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Apr 25 2013

Harrison Ford on Civil Rights Icon Jackie Robinson

Ford on Civil Rights Icon Jackie Robinson: Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman talk about new movie ’42,’ which details the struggle faced by the first black player in Major League Baseball, Jackie Rob…

Apr 22 2013

Push for more African Americans in MLB

Push for more African Americans in MLB: Bud Selig is looking to increase the number of African Americans in baseball. Allie LaForce and Gary Parrish weigh in on the importance of this initiative. W…

Apr 15 2013

“42″ stars visit Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

“42″ stars visit Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Apr 10 2013

42 Official Trailer #2 (2013) – Harrison Ford Movie – Jackie Robinson Story HD

Via YouTube: 42 Official Trailer #2 (2013) – Harrison Ford Movie – Jackie Robinson Story

Mar 28 2013

Baseball Hall of Fame – Buck O’Neil: Speech 2006

Via YouTube: Baseball Hall of Fame – Buck O’Neil: Speech 2006: In 2006, the Baseball Hall of Fame inducted 16 men and 1 woman who were instrumental in the success of negro league baseball. Buck O’Neil gave the opening remarks at the Induction Ceremony to honor these baseball pioneers.

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