Category Archive: Featured

May 01 2013

Monte Irvin Speaking to Fans

Via YouTube: Monte Irvin talking to fans

Apr 24 2013

"42", Jackie Robinson and The Baseball Hall of Fame

“42″, Jackie Robinson and The Baseball Hall of Fame: You can relive the story of Jackie Robinson on the big screen and at The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Using Hall of Fame archival interviews, here is a piece about the impact that Number 42 had on baseball, sports, America and the world.

Mar 29 2013

What’s My Line? Branch Rickey

Via YouTube: What’s My Line? Branch Rickey http://youtu.be/rPV-O_caBrs

Mar 27 2013

Sesame Street – Jackie Robinson recites the Alphabet

Via YouTube: Sesame Street – Jackie Robinson recites the Alphabet:

Mar 13 2013

What’s my Line? Jackie Robinson

Via YouTube: What’s my Line? Jackie Robinson on the What’s my Line? TV show.

Mar 11 2013

THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY (1950) – Full Movie – Captioned

Via YouTube: THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY (1950) – Full Movie – Captioned: Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first Black man to play in major-league baseball. Covers his college career, his years in the Negro Baseball League, and the racial prejudice he had to face in the major leagues. Stars Jackie Robinson as himself. Public domain …

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Feb 20 2013

Jackie Robinson, the Negro Leagues, and a 2nd Grade Project

2nd grader interviews Negro Baseball Leagues historian and author James A. Riley about the Negro Leagues in general and Jackie Robinson in particular as a school project.

Mar 28 2012

Negro Baseball Leagues LinkedIn Group

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

Nov 07 2011

Of Monarchs and Black Barons

New in 2012 from author James A. Riley: Of Monarchs and Black Barons: Essays on Baseball’s Negro Leagues. The first African American to play in baseball’s recognized major leagues, William Edward White, appeared in 1879, followed by brothers Fleetwood and Welday Walker in 1884. The fourth African American, Jackie Robinson, did not make his major …

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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.

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