Mar 27 2013

Interview with Monte Irvin

Via YouTube: There are very few guys left who can say they played against Satchel Page and Josh Gibson, and we were lucky to be able to have one of them on the show. Baseball Hall of Famer Monte Irvin talks about his time in the Negro Leagues, playing in the same outfield as Bobby …

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Mar 25 2013

Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? (1949 Version)

Via YouTube: Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? (1949 Version): By Woodrow Buddy Johnson & Count Basie (1949) Lyrics: Did you see Jackie Robinson hit that ball? It went zoomin cross the left field wall. Yeah boy, yes, yes. Jackie hit that ball. And when he swung his bat, the crowd went wild, …

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Mar 23 2013

Negro League Legends Documentary by Jalen V. 7th Grader

Negro League Legends Documentary by Jalen V. 7th Grader: Negro League Legends Documentary for Jalen’s 7th grade history fair.

Mar 22 2013

Jackie Robinson game footage

Via YouTube: Jackie Robinson game footage.mp4: Jackie Robinson hitting and playing baseball clip

Mar 20 2013

JACKIE ROBINSON: A LIFE STORY

Via YouTube: JACKIE ROBINSON: A LIFE STORY: Jackie Robinson………..a pioneer, a man of great character, dignity and courage, a man who changed the course of American Social history in the 20th Century. This critically-acclaimed film is one of the best ever done about this true American hero. It features rarely-seen footage and photos, plus interviews …

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Mar 18 2013

Monte Irvin on Jackie Robinson

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.

Mar 15 2013

Ohio Wesleyan alumnus Branch Rickey (1904) and the Branch Rickey-Jackie Robinson Legacy

Via YouTube: Ohio Wesleyan alumnus Branch Rickey (1904) and the Branch Rickey-Jackie Robinson Legacy: Ohio Wesleyan held a special Branch Rickey-Jackie Robinson Week from Jan. 24-27, 2011, to celebrate the extraordinary legacy of these men in integrating Major League Baseball. Their actions to end racial segregation in professional sports preceded and helped set the stage …

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Mar 13 2013

What’s my Line? Jackie Robinson

Via YouTube: What’s my Line? Jackie Robinson on the What’s my Line? TV show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LaRkuU-YjM&feature=youtube_gdata

Mar 12 2013

Negro League Montage

A brief look at a few of the many African-Americans who have made contributions to this Great American pastime, filmed at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

Mar 11 2013

THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY (1950) – Full Movie – Captioned

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 League, and the racial prejudice he had to face in the major leagues. Stars Jackie Robinson as himself. Public domain …

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