Dec 28 2010

Homestead Grays of 1943

Winners of nine consecutive Negro National League pennants, the Homestead Grays won their first Negro World Series in 1943 when they defeated the Negro American League Champions Birmingham Black Barons in seven games.

Dec 28 2010

Homestead Grays of 1948

Homestead Grays of 1948 In the last season of the NNL’s existence, the Homestead Grays won the final championship, marking their tenth pennant in twelve seasons.  They finished strong to take the second half of the split season and then swept the first half winners, the Baltimore Elite Giants, in a play-off series for the …

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Dec 28 2010

Homestead Grays of 1938

When the Negro National League was restructured as an eastern league in 1937, the Homestead Grays began a remarkable skein of nine consecutive pennants.

Dec 28 2010

Homestead Grays of 1931

Considered by many to be black baseball’s best ballclub ever, this talented aggregation forged a 136-17 mark for the season.

Dec 28 2010

Harrisburg Giants of 1925

Oscar Charleston managed this power-laden ballclub to a second place finish in the Eastern Colored League behind Hilldale.

Dec 28 2010

Hilldale Daisies of 1925

The Eastern Colored League, blackbaseball’s second league, was formed in 1923, and the first three pennants were won by the strong Hilldale ballclub.

Dec 28 2010

Detroit Stars of 1930

Franchise player Turkey Stearnes jumped the team to play in the east with the Lincoln Giants but returned at mid-season to power the Stars to the second-half title in a split season.

Dec 28 2010

Cleveland Buckeyes of 1945

Catcher Quincey Trouppe returned from the Mexican League to take the helm of the Cleveland Buckeyes and, under his direction, they copped both halves of the split season with a composite .768 winning percentage to win the Negro American League pennant.

Dec 28 2010

Chicago Leland Giants of 1910

Owner-manager Rube Foster called this aggregation of talent, the greatest team of all-time, black or white.

Dec 28 2010

Welcome to the New Blackbaseball’s Negro Baseball Leagues

Since 1996 we’ve brought you the best in Negro Baseball Leagues information. We’re happy to announce we have migrated to a new platform and will be relocating our information to this site in the weeks to come.

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