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

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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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