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Bolden & Duckett lead off
Negro League

Bolden & Duckett lead off

#Spotlight – Once again, an owners is one of the more influential members of a team, this time Ed Bolden, who pioneered baseball in Pennsylvania – Mahlon Duckett who was the Negro National League R...
Negro League Baseball Museum; why history matters
Negro League

Negro League Baseball Museum; why history matters

Have you ever heard of the Negro Leagues? The NLBM is one of the associations of African American baseball teams active mainly in the 1920s and the late 1940s. This was when Black players were at l...
negro league baseball history
Negro League

The Cultural Influence of Negro League Ballparks

In the annals of American history, Negro League Baseball stands as a testament to the resilience, talent, and determination of African American players who thrived in a segregated era. Beyond the ...
outside shot of YMCA building in Missouri
BHM

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2023 - FEBRUARY 13TH - NEGRO LEAGUES ARE BORN

February 13, 1920, Andrew “Rube” Foster and his fellow team owners created the Negro National League. Black players like Moses Fleetwood Walker, Bud Fowler and Frank Grant had played previousl...
BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2023 - HANK AARON
BHM

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2023 - HANK AARON

Black History Month 2023 celebrates the great Hank Aaron, who for three magical months was a part of the Negro Leagues.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2023 - FATHER OF NEGRO BASEBALL - RUBE FOSTER
BHM

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2023 - FATHER OF NEGRO BASEBALL - RUBE FOSTER

Black History Month 2023 celebrates the "Father of Negro Baseball", Rube Foster.
Top Baseball Christmas Gifts 2022
Negro League

Top Baseball Christmas Gifts 2022

You don't have to be a baseball fan to tell them that you care about the things they love. If you're a last-minute Christmas shopper or are just feeling baffled, trying to brood over what to get yo...
Salute to the Negro Leagues
MLB

Salute to the Negro Leagues

How's this for a special Salute to the Negro Leagues - August 13, 2022 will feature the Kansas City Royals vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers, during the 75th anniversary season of Jackie Robinson breakin...
Bob Kendrick and Kiona Sinks of the NLBM
Hall of Fame

Revisit the Magic - Hall of Fame weekend 2022

July 24, 2022 - Baseball immortality was celebrated for the newest induction class headlined by David Ortiz, Jim Kaat, Tony Oliva, Gil Hodges, Minnie Miñoso, Bud Fowler, and Buck O’Neil.  The cont...