I’m not an expert on the Negro leagues, but the Homestead Grays of the 1940s (who split their home games between Washington DC and Pittsburgh) were arguably the most dominant team in Washington baseball history. 164 more words
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Pop Lloyd played in the Negro Leagues until his 48th year. Oscar Charleston played until age 44 or longer depending on your source. Buck Leonard stuck around pro ball through age 48. 2,286 more words
Anderson, Daniel. The Culture of Sports in the Harlem Renaissance. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2017. Pp. 220. Notes, bibliography, and index. $35.00 softcover.
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A funny thing happened on the way to an article about standard deviation in the Negro Leagues. I wanted to show you how STDEV affects our perceptions of Negro Leagues stars, but as I tried to demonstrate that effect, I kept finding that even a skimpy, low-wattage way to look at the question required other adjustments. 2,062 more words
MLB, Players Association to provide $1 million to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to preserve history and inspire future generations of minority players
KANSAS CITY — The Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball today announced that they are jointly contributing $1 million to the Kansas City-based Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM). 776 more words