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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....


Obama: Ernie Banks Was Beloved by Baseball Fans Everywhere
President, First Lady releases statement on Mr. Cub's death....


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: Beisbol Bounds Blacks and Latinos in Jim Crow Era
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to celebrate kinship between ballplayers of color....


This Day in Black History: July 26, 1998
Larry Doby and Joe Rogan were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 1998....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 30, 1945
Jackie Robinson breaks baseball color barrier with Brooklyn Dodgers contract on Oct. 30, 1945....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 19, 1921
Baseball legend Roy Campanella was born in Philadelphia on Nov. 19, 1921....


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. 13, 1920
Andrew "Rube" Foster organizes the first African-American baseball league, the Negro National Leagu...


This Day in Black History: Sept. 12, 1913
Jesse Owens, track star and Olympic medalist, was born on Sept. 12, 1913. He won four gold medals i...


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


Negro Leagues Baseball Featured on New Stamps
U.S. Postal service celebrates Negro Leagues....


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


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...


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


Mostly White Private School Hires First Black Leader
A mostly White private school in North Carolina makes history by hiring its first Black leader....