Tag Archive: negro baseball leagues

Jan 05 2011

Blackbaseball Now on Facebook and Twitter

We’re now on facebook and twitter as we kick off the new year 2011. Join now and follow the current news in Negro Leagues history as well as the latest project from Negro Leagues expert and author, James A. Riley.

Jan 04 2011

Ken Burns PBS Baseball Series Recommends blackbaseball.com

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Blackbaseball’s Negro Baseball Leagues is one of several baseball references recommended to teachers by the PBS/Ken Burns baseball documentary.

Dec 26 2010

Jose Mendez

Jose Mendez

Dec 26 2010

Josh Gibson

In black baseball, only Satchel Paige was a better known personality than Josh Gibson. The 6’1″ 205 lb strongman was the standard against whom other hitters were measured. A natural hitter, the right-handed slugger hit for both distance and average.

Dec 26 2010

The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues

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.

Dec 24 2010

Satchel Paige

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Satchel Paige

Dec 24 2010

Atlantic City Bacharach Giants | 1926

Atlantic City Bacharach Giants of 1926

Dec 24 2010

Atlanta Black Crackers | 1938

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Atlanta Black Crackers of 1938