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News items related to the Negro Leagues

Oct 18 2013

NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL – Raymond Aguillard Interview

Via YouTube: NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL – Raymond Aguillard Interview: Negro League Baseball was a professional baseball league during the Jim Crow Era, or Racial Segregation Era in The US with the earliest games being played in 1860 and the last ones in 1965. Negro League Baseball was composed almost entirely of Blacks, though our guest …

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Oct 17 2013

Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2010 Induction Willie Wells

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Mar 27 2013

Sesame Street – Jackie Robinson recites the Alphabet

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

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.

Jan 04 2012

Negro Leaguers lead list of inductees into Kansas Baseball Hall

CJ Online: Years after their deaths, the accolades continue to pour in for four Negro Leagues Baseball stars from Topeka. Carroll Ray “Dink” Mothell, Elwood “Bingo” DeMoss, “Topeka Jack” Johnson and Dudley “Tullie” McAdoo, along with 10 other Negro Leaguers and five others, will be inducted into the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame on Feb. …

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Feb 25 2011

Art Exhibit & Program Coming to Georgia Tech


From a painting of future Hall of Fame pitcher Willie Foster posing with young admirers to the wood carving commemorating Satchel Paige, the pieces showcased in the Shades of Greatness exhibit at Georgia Tech weave together the story of the Negro Leagues of Baseball. The traveling exhibit, which will be at Georgia Tech until March …

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