Category Archive: Current Issues

Current issues, affairs and events related to the Negro Leagues

Feb 14 2011

Remembering Buck O’Neil

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After numerous encounters with Negro Leagues players, what most awes me is their humility. These players are gentlemen who played during of time of racial tension with a glass ceiling for major league career possibilities.

Feb 12 2011

Negro Leagues Series at Reds Hall of Fame

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Commemorate Black History Month with Negro Leagues veterans Chuck Harmon, Tom Turner and Ron “Bunny” Warren.

Jan 25 2011

Country Music Star Charlie Pride and the Negro Leagues

Country star Charlie Pride’s history with the Negro Leagues

Jan 14 2011

2011 Civil Right Expanded to Larger Event in Atlanta

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

Blackbaseball Now on Facebook and Twitter

We’re now on facebook and twitter as we kick off the new year 2011. Join now and follow the current news in Negro Leagues history as well as the latest project from Negro Leagues expert and author, James A. Riley.

Dec 28 2010

Welcome to the New Blackbaseball’s Negro Baseball Leagues

Since 1996 we’ve brought you the best in Negro Baseball Leagues information. We’re happy to announce we have migrated to a new platform and will be relocating our information to this site in the weeks to come.

Dec 26 2010

The Saga Of Dandy, The Devil And Day

UltraMagnetic MC's : Dandy, Day, and the Devil

Rare rap song from 1993 written by James A. Riley, recorded by the Ultramagnetic MC’s.

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