Category Archive: Players

Players

Apr 24 2013

Baseball Hall of Fame – Biographies: Cool Papa Bell

Via YouTube: Baseball Hall of Fame – Biographies: Cool Papa Bell: “Cool Papa” Bell’s Hall of Fame Video Bio

Apr 22 2013

Jackie Robinson – Mini Bio

Via youTube Jackie Robinson – Mini Bio: A short biography of Jackie Robinson, the player who changed the face of American baseball.

Apr 13 2013

Jackie Robinson (1946)

Via YouTube: Jackie Robinson(1946): In 1946, Montréal Royals players and fans welcome the first African-American player, marking the beginning of the end of major-league baseball’s colour barrier. © Institut Historica-Dominion Institute (www.histori.ca) www.histori.ca

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.

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

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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