Category Archive: History Videos

Mar 27 2013

Interview with Monte Irvin

Via YouTube: There are very few guys left who can say they played against Satchel Page and Josh Gibson, and we were lucky to be able to have one of them on the show. Baseball Hall of Famer Monte Irvin talks about his time in the Negro Leagues, playing in the same outfield as Bobby …

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Mar 25 2013

Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? (1949 Version)

Via YouTube: Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? (1949 Version): By Woodrow Buddy Johnson & Count Basie (1949) Lyrics: Did you see Jackie Robinson hit that ball? It went zoomin cross the left field wall. Yeah boy, yes, yes. Jackie hit that ball. And when he swung his bat, the crowd went wild, …

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Mar 22 2013

Jackie Robinson game footage

Via YouTube: Jackie Robinson game footage.mp4: Jackie Robinson hitting and playing baseball clip

Mar 18 2013

Monte Irvin on Jackie Robinson

Via YouTube: Monte Irvin on Jackie Robinson: Baseball Hall of Famer Monte Irvin talks about why fellow Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson was chosen as the first African American to play in the major leagues.

Mar 15 2013

Ohio Wesleyan alumnus Branch Rickey (1904) and the Branch Rickey-Jackie Robinson Legacy

Via YouTube: Ohio Wesleyan alumnus Branch Rickey (1904) and the Branch Rickey-Jackie Robinson Legacy: Ohio Wesleyan held a special Branch Rickey-Jackie Robinson Week from Jan. 24-27, 2011, to celebrate the extraordinary legacy of these men in integrating Major League Baseball. Their actions to end racial segregation in professional sports preceded and helped set the stage …

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Mar 12 2013

Negro League Montage

A brief look at a few of the many African-Americans who have made contributions to this Great American pastime, filmed at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

Mar 09 2013

Willie Mays Discusses the Negro League on FOX

Via YouTube: MLB All-Star Game on FOX: Willie Mays discusses the Negro League players and how it changed baseball.

Mar 09 2013

Negro League Museum tour

Via YouTube: Negro League Museum tour: FOXSports.com takes you on a tour of the Negro League Baseball Museum.

Mar 09 2013

The Rise and Fall of Negro League Baseball

Via YouTube: The Rise and Fall of Negro League Baseball | Atlanta | DryerBuzz.com Buzz Behind the Buzz: Living Atlanta Style — In recognition of Major League Baseball’s 2012 Civil Rights Game Weekend, which pays tribute to those who fought on and off the field for equal rights for all Americans, the Auburn Avenue Research …

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Feb 14 2012

The Creation of the Negro Leagues: Video

A video chronicling the creation of the Negro Leagues.  From CSN Philadelphia.

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