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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A video chronicling the creation of the Negro Leagues. From CSN Philadelphia.
Via YouTube: Red Barber on Jackie Robinson: Red Barber on Jackie Robinson from Ball Talk: Baseball’s Voices of Summer, now available on DVD in the 20th Anniversary Legacy Edition at www.balltalkdvd.com, Amazon.com, and CreateSpace.com
From YouTube: The Jackie Robinson Story: Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century.
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Jim Riley, a former president of the Society for American Baseball Research, uncovers some of the sport’s lost traditions and current vestiges
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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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