Harrison Ford to star in major motion picture about Jackie Robinson.
Category Archive: Current Issues
Current issues, affairs and events related to the Negro Leagues
Jan 28 2012
Jan 17 2012
Wikipedia: The Negro Leagues Baseball Grave Marker Project is an effort started by Peoria, Illinois Anesthesiologist Jeremy Krock and with support of the Society for American Baseball Research to put a proper headstone on the graves of former Negro League baseball players. Founded in 2004, the Project started when Dr. Krock contacted members of the …
Mar 02 2011
From WXIA Atlanta ATLANTA — If the Atlanta Black Crackers had a heyday, this film depicts it. In 1938, the team played in the Negro Major Leagues for one season, then promptly returned to the minor leagues. The film barely scratches the surface of that team. “I believe it’s the only known footage of the …
Feb 14 2011
Feb 12 2011
Jan 25 2011
Country star Charlie Pride’s history with the Negro Leagues
Jan 14 2011
Major League Baseball announced Thursday that the 2011 Civil Rights Game will be a Sunday afternoon affair on May 15, when the Braves host the Phillies — a team with two of the game’s premier African-American players, Jimmy Rollins and Ryan Howard — at Turner Field.
Jan 05 2011
Dec 28 2010