Category Archive: History Videos

Apr 22 2013

Bob Walkenhorst – (Give it Up For) Buck O’Neil

YouTube: Bob Walkenhorst – (Give it Up For) Buck O’Neil – (Baseball Song, Negro League, MLB): Bob Walkenhorst performs “(Give it Up For) Buck O’Neil” live from the Record Bar in Kansas City, Missouri on June 25, 2007. The song is in honor of John “Buck” O’Neil, a great baseball player for the Kansas City …

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Apr 20 2013

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: Jackie Robinson (HBO)

Via YouTube Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: Jackie Robinson (HBO): Bryant Gumbel’s April 2008 commentary on Jackie Robinson. For more information about Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, visit itsh.bo WatchHBO Sports series and events online at HBO GO® itsh.bo With HBO GO, you can watch your favorite HBO Sports series and events on your iPad® …

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Apr 18 2013

Jackie Robinson Steals Home

via YouTube Jackie Robinson Steals Home: Like us on Facebook! www.facebook.com It was the first game of the 1955 World Series between the Dodgers and the Yankees. Trailing 4-6 at the top of the eighth inning with two outs, Jackie Robinson risks 270 feet of progress on the base paths with a daring steal of …

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Apr 12 2013

Jackie Robinson: Breaking The Color Barrier

Via YouTube Jackie Robinson: Breaking The Color Barrier: A short video of Jackie Robinson and how he broke the color barrier for baseball, and helped to break the color barrier for all African Americans.

Apr 11 2013

John "Buck" O’Neil: Jackie Robinson Being Signed to the Major Leagues

Via YouTube John “Buck” O’Neil: Jackie Robinson Being Signed to the Major Leagues:

Apr 05 2013

ESPN: Jackie Robinson’s #42 – What the Number Means to the Game

Via YouTube: Jackie Robinson’s #42 – What the Number Means to the Game: Players around the league talk about what Jackie Robinson’s #42 means to them and the game of baseball.

Apr 01 2013

Red Barber on Jackie Robinson

Via YouTube: Red Barber on Jackie Robinson: Red Barber on Jackie Robinson from Ball Talk: Baseball’s Voices of Summer, now available on DVD in the 20th Anniversary Legacy Edition at www.balltalkdvd.com, Amazon.com, and CreateSpace.com

Mar 29 2013

What’s My Line? Branch Rickey

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

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.

Mar 27 2013

Jackie Robinson: A Life Story

Via YouTube: Jackie Robinson: A Life Story: An excerpt from the critically acclaimed national television special, “Jackie Robinson: A Life Story”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLnP3fWh1tE&feature=youtube_gdata

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