Via YouTube: NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL TRIBUTE-MLB on FOX 2012 All-Star Pregame Show: Film courtesy of MLB ON FOX, aired during the 2012 MLB All-Star Pre-Game show on July 10, narrated by Terrence Howard. Poignant tribute to Negro Leagues Baseball historyin Kansas City, Missouri filmed at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, historic Paseo YMCA and Kauffman …
Negro Leagues exhibit at MLB Fan Fest: Take a virtual tour of the Negro Leagues exhibit at the MLB All-Star Fan Fest on July 12, 2013 at the Javits Center in New York City.
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: 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 …
From YouTube: A Brief Biography on Negro League Great Cool Papa Bell
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.
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Via YouTube: Negro Baseball Leagues History @ CAAM: This is a short clip from a show filmed at California African American Museum. Our guest host is Black Baseball Expert, Leroy Copper & several ex-ball players from the 1940′s. The Original National Association of Base Ball Players formed in 1867 banned Black Athletes. In the early …
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