Category Archive: Current Issues

Current issues, affairs and events related to the Negro Leagues

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.

Jan 31 2013

Google and Jackie Robinson

Google commemorates Jackie Robinson’s 94th birthday today.

Jan 21 2013

Martin Luther King Day 2013

Martin Luther King Day 2013

Nov 05 2012

42: Jackie Robinson Feature Film

The official trailer for ’42’ the real life story of baseball legend Jackie Robinson. Stars Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford and Alan Tudyk, and features the music of Jay-Z.

Jun 06 2012

MLB All-Star Game and the Negro Leagues Museum

From KCTV: The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is expecting a big crowd next month with the arrival of the All-Star Game. Those who love baseball typically love anything and everything about baseball, says Negro Leagues Baseball Museum president Bob Kendrick. “That baseball fan is typically a fan of history. There is no other sport that …

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Mar 28 2012

Negro Baseball Leagues LinkedIn Group

The Negro Baseball Leagues Group is now active on LinkedIn. Join today for free!

Mar 19 2012

Harrison Ford to Shoot Major Motion Picture About Jackie Robinson

Harrison Ford to star in major motion picture about Jackie Robinson.

Jan 28 2012

Negro Leagues News

Jan 17 2012

Negro Leagues Baseball Grave Marker Project

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 …

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Mar 02 2011

Lost Black Crackers 1938 Negro Leagues Film Footage Surfaces

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 …

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