Via YouTube: Baseball Hall of Fame – Behind The Plaques: Judy Johnson: In this episode of “Behind The Plaques”, Tim Wiles tells us about Judy Johnson.
YouTube: A Brief Biography on Negro League Great Satchel Paige
From YouTube: The City Concealed: Hinchliffe Stadium: Explore the remnants of Hinchliffe Stadium, former home of the New York Black Yankees.
Via YouTube: Monte Irvin on Jackie Robinson: Baseball Hall of Famer Monte Irvin talks about why fellow Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson was chosen as the first African American to play in the major leagues.
Via YouTube: THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY (1950) – Full Movie – Captioned: Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first Black man to play in major-league baseball. Covers his college career, his years in the Negro Baseball …
Oct 11 2013
Via YouTube Memphis Red Sox and Martin Stadium:
Oct 09 2013
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 – …
Oct 06 2013
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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