Oct 09 2013

NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL1946 : Reece "Goose" Tatum, Indianapolis Clowns, Kansas City Monarchs

Via YouTube: NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL1946 : Reece “Goose” Tatum, Indianapolis Clowns, Kansas City Monarchs: For half a century African American baseball players had their own leagues. These rare pieces of unedited silent footage of Negro American League players, shot in September 1946 at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field, focus on the amazing Reece Goose Tatum (1921 – …

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Oct 06 2013

Old-timers like me like … old traditions

Jim Riley, a former president of the Society for American Baseball Research, uncovers some of the sport’s lost traditions and current vestiges

Oct 05 2013

Former Royal Mayberry honored with Buck O’Neill seat

Via YouTube:  Former Royal John Mayberry honored with Buck O’Neill seat.

Oct 04 2013

Satchel Paige and Ted Williams Hall of Fame speech

Via YouTube:  In his Baseball Hall of Fame induction speech in 1966, Ted Williams made a strong plea for inclusion of Negro league stars in the Hall. After the publication of Robert Peterson’s landmark book Only the Ball was White in 1970, the Hall of Fame found itself under renewed pressure to find a way …

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Oct 02 2013

The Negro Leagues: Baseball, America, and Segregation

Via YouTube: The Negro Leagues: Baseball, America, and Segregation: A traveling exhibit exploring the history of Negro Leagues Baseball came to Bucknell University in October of 2011, kicking off a series of events exploring America’s pastime during the era of segregation.

Sep 30 2013

Cool Papa Bell Biography

From YouTube: A Brief Biography on Negro League Great Cool Papa Bell

Sep 28 2013

Explore the remnants of Hinchliffe Stadium, former home of the New York Black Yankees

From YouTube: The City Concealed: Hinchliffe Stadium: Explore the remnants of Hinchliffe Stadium, former home of the New York Black Yankees.

Sep 27 2013

Satchel Paige on I’ve Got a Secret TV Show

Via YouTube: Satchel Paige: I’ve got a Secret TV show

Sep 20 2013

ED SMITH STADIUM: Ken Burns’ Tribute to Buck O’Neil

YouTube: Beautiful speech from Filmaker and Historian Ken Burns, who along with The Negro League and the Sarasota REDS commemorate APRIL 14th as BUCK O’NEIL DAY on a beautiful Spring Day in Sarasota, Florida.

Sep 17 2013

The Negro League Baseball Players

youtube: Negro League Baseball Players:

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