Via YouTube: Baseball Hall of Fame – Biographies: Cool Papa Bell: “Cool Papa” Bell’s Hall of Fame Video Bio
Category Archive: Players
Apr 22 2013
Via youTube Jackie Robinson – Mini Bio: A short biography of Jackie Robinson, the player who changed the face of American baseball.
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Mar 27 2013
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 …
Mar 25 2013
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, …
Mar 22 2013
Mar 18 2013
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
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 …