Dec 26 2010

Josh Gibson

In black baseball, only Satchel Paige was a better known personality than Josh Gibson. The 6’1″ 205 lb strongman was the standard against whom other hitters were measured. A natural hitter, the right-handed slugger hit for both distance and average.

Dec 26 2010

The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues

This landmark reference volume (James A. Riley, Carroll & Graf, 1994, updated version publishing in January, 2002) is recognized as the most comprehensive work chronicling this era of baseball history.

Dec 24 2010

Satchel Paige


Satchel Paige

Dec 24 2010

Atlantic City Bacharach Giants | 1926

Atlantic City Bacharach Giants of 1926

Dec 24 2010

Atlanta Black Crackers | 1938

Atlanta Black Crackers

Atlanta Black Crackers of 1938

Dec 23 2010

The Negro Leagues: An Introduction

An Introduction… As it first flowed from its origin, the river of baseball history diverged at one point and formed a separate branch that paralleled the mainstream for a half-century, until finally the waters were rejoined, making the river whole again. During this separation, baseball was not complete. The majority of Americans rode with the …

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Dec 16 2010

Birmingham Black Barons

YouTube: A Brief Biography on The Great Negro League Team Birmingham Black Barons

Dec 16 2010

The Cleveland Buckeyes

YouTube: A Brief Biography on The Great Negro League Team Cleveland Buckeyes

Dec 16 2010

Satchel Paige Biography

YouTube: A Brief Biography on Negro League Great Satchel Paige

Nov 30 2010

Baseball Hall of Fame – Biographies: Monte Irvin

From YouTube: Baseball Hall of Fame – Biographies: Monte Irvin: Monte Irvin’s Hall of Fame Video Bio

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