Negro Leagues Players in Baseball's Hall of Fame

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  • Baseball, Hall of Fame Negro Leagues
  • Jackie Robinson, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Leroy R. Paige, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • James T. Bell, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Oscar M. Charleston, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Martín Dihigo Llanos, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Joshua Gibson, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Monford Irvin, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • William J. Johnson, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Walter F. Leonard, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • John H. Lloyd, Baseball Hall of Fame

Blazing a Path

In a surprising twist this week, Baseball Hall of Fame voters blocked former superstars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa from joining baseball’s most famous club. While Bonds won’t be the next star of Cooperstown, there are a number of African-American players who have earned a spot, including nine players who were elected by the special Committee on Negro Baseball Leagues. Keep reading for a look at 10 hall of famers you should know. Britt Middleton

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