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Women’s History Month: Negro Leagues Pioneer Mamie ‘Peanut’ Johnson

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Mamie Johnson stood 5-foot-3, yet the size of what she accomplished is immeasurable. As a woman playing professional baseball in the Negro Leagues, she was given her nickname by an opposing batter who claimed she wasn't any bigger than a peanut.&nb

MLB Celebrates The 100th Anniversary Of Negro Leagues

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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...

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum On The Comeback After Being Vandalized

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You can call the cops on some innocent Black folks BBQing and enjoying life. You can eve

MLB and MLBPA Jointly Contribute $1 million to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

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 The Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball  announced on Wednesday that they are jointly contributing $1 million to the Kansas City-based

The Shadow League Was Inspired By The Negro League’s Fighting Spirit, Underdog Excellence

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The Shadow League name was created in the spirit of the Negro Leagues

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

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

The Negro League Baseball Museum Is Not About Soapboxes

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A guy once asked the late great Negro League player and ambassador Buck O’Neil, “Well, Mr. O’Neil, what do you think about steroids?”

O’Neil’s blunt reply: “The only reason we didn’t use stero

Negro League Legends: Oscar Charleston

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Five years before the Negro Leagues were founded, its future superstar roamed the outfield for the Indianapolis ABCs -- a 21-year-old, barrel-chested slugger who was a five-too

Negro League Legends: Cool Papa Bell

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Have you ever heard of a man so fast he could turn out the light in the room and be in bed before the room got dark?  This is just one of the many tales that were use

Baseball Icon Monte Irvin Passes At Age 96

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Hall of Famer and baseball icon Monte Irvin has passed away at the age of 96. His death signifies the official end of an equally dynamic and despicable era in American History. The incomparable story of the Negro Leagues, from a player's perspectiv

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