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Commentary: Why the Negro Leagues’ Hall of Game Matters
Dave Winfield, Joe Morgan, Lou Brock, Roberto Clemente enter shrine in a salute to Black baseball....


Commentary: How Integration Killed the Black Baseball Fan
While desegregation has been a plus, it has made baseball and its history an afterthought....


Commentary: Baseball Loses One of Its Greats in Ernie Banks
‘Mr. Cub’ showed a joy for the game and for fans that current ballplayers seldom do....


Report: Minnie 'Cuban Comet' Minoso Dies at 92
White Sox great was first Black player in major league baseball in Chicago....


This Day in Black History: May 2, 1920
The Negro National League, the first financially successful all-black baseball league, held its fir...


This Day in Black History: July 23, 1962
Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 23, 1962....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 3, 1920
The Negro National League, one of several leagues established for Black baseball players in the 192...


Major League Baseball Looks to Increase Black Presence
The commissioner of the league has established a diversity task force to study how to increase the ...


Forgotten Negro Leaguers Honored at the Grave
Forgotten Negro Leaguers honored at the grave....


Negro Leagues To Begin Fundraising Drive
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A fundraising campaign is under way to create an education and resear...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 13, 1920
Andrew "Rube" Foster organizes the first African-American baseball league, the Negro National Leagu...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 31, 1919
Legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in the major leagues,...


Buck O'Neil
John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil, the first Black coach in Major League Baseball, finally got acknowledged...


Bloody Sunday Bridge Is Now an Historical Landmark
Edmund Pettus Bridge has been added to National Register of Historic Places....


3rd Bass Rapper Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud
Peter "Prime Minister Pete Nice" Nash accused of not paying New York state taxes in 2009, 2010 and ...


Emory University Highlights African-Americans in Sports
Emory builds art collection of African-Americans in sports....


Pa. Exhibit Showcases Legendary Black Photographer
For more than 40 years, Charles "Teenie" Harris — as lead photographer of the influential Pittsburg...