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Baseball’s Black Pioneers | 50 Years Ago Today The Pittsburgh Pirates Fielded MLB’s First...

With Black participation in MLB sitting at just under 8 percent (and rising) it's important to acknowledge the African-American players who have paved the...

Atlanta Braves & HBCU Night

To honor the contributions of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), the Atlanta Braves are hosting their annual HBCU Night presented by Truist on...

Negro Leaguer Jim Robinson, Toyota & MLB Celebrate 100 Years of Black Baseball

This baseball season was supposed to be a centennial celebration for the Negro Leagues. The coronavirus has shut the stadium gates to the fans...

MLB Celebrates The 100th Anniversary Of Negro Leagues

Baseball is still struggling with Black representation at just below 8 percent. However, the rich history of African-Americans in MLB can’t and won’t be...

Don Newcombe, MLB’s First Black Cy Young Winner, Dies At 92

Newcombe was the first Black Cy Young Award winner, 20-game winner, and All-Star in MLB history.  Brooklyn Dodgers legendary pitcher, Don Newcombe died Tuesday morning...

Young Black Knights Of Baseball Show Out At MLB Futures Games


MLBs 20th Futures Game at Nationals Park on Saturday was indeed that -- a glimpse into the multicultural futu

Cleveland Indians Donate To Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria Relief


The news cycle has pushed the devastation of Hurricane Maria out the forefront of Americas consciousness b

Terry Francona Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is 


Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona isnt considered an elite strategist or sabermetrics genius. Hes rarely mentioned among the upper echelon of managers in MLB, despite having two World Series rings.

It really doesnt matter, because hist

TSL Black History Month: Diamond Legends 


Monte Irvin, the greatest living Negro Leagues baseball player turned 95 years old in 2014. That name may not resonate with todays baseball fans, but it should. Irvin is another black barrier-breaker and trendsetter, who used sports

Crossing The Line…Again


The story of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier is well documented. It was in 1947 when Jackie made his debut, and he went on to win the Rookie of the Year award. While he would make steady improvem