Judy Johnson - Pittsburg Crawfords (1932-1936) October 26, 1899

Judy Johnson - Pittsburg Crawfords October 1899 Judy Johnson was born on this date. He was an African-American baseball player.

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Open Baseball Season with Brilliant Comics and Art by Wilfred Santiago and Mark Chiarello - Two interesting new comics, "The Story of Roberto Clemente" and "Heroes of the Negro Leagues"

On May 29, 1962 Buck O'Neil became the first black coach in Major League Baseball. His previous career had been with the Kansas City Monarchs as a first baseman and manager, and he was signed as a scout by the Chicago Cubs in 1955. O'Neill was featured in Ken Burns' 1994 baseball documentary and was instrumental in establishing the Negro League Baseball Museum. #TodayInBlackHistory

The death of legendary Negro Leagues player and manager Buck O'Neil is a loss for more than just baseball.

Wayman "Red" Longley was a Negro League baseball player from 1931-1950 and occasionally served as a Negro League baseball umpire. Longley born September 7th, 1909 in Little Rock, AR, he was the son of William andWayman “Red” Longley was a Negro League baseball player from 1931-1950 and occasionally served as a Negro League baseball umpire. Longley born September 7th, 1909 in Little Rock, AR, he was the son of William and Ora Longley. Longley played semi-professional baseball before joining…

Wayman "Red" Longley was a Negro League baseball player from 1931-1950 and occasionally served as a Negro League baseball umpire. Longley born September 7th, 1909 in Little Rock, AR, he was the son of William andWayman “Red” Longley was a Negro League baseball player from 1931-1950 and occasionally served as a Negro League baseball umpire. Longley born September 7th, 1909 in Little Rock, AR, he was the son of William and Ora Longley. Longley played semi-professional baseball before joining…

negro league baseball | BASEBALL ENDS 1951,NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL,NEGRO BASEBALL LEAGUE ...

negro league baseball | BASEBALL ENDS 1951,NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL,NEGRO BASEBALL LEAGUE ...

1940's Negro League Baseball poster

Commemorative baseball poster announcing the opening of the Sam Lynn Ballpark on April 1941 with the Bakersfield Badgers as the home team.

Emily loves to play on her Little League baseball team. She visits the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York and learns about the Negro Leagues that were formed when black players were banned

Emily loves to play on her Little League baseball team. She visits the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York and learns about the Negro Leagues that were formed when black players were banned

Negro League Baseball World Series.

Negro World Series

Negro League Baseball World Series. Some sources say that when the Negro Leagues started to break up, their games were often more popular than the Major League games.

Marcenia Lyle Alberga aka Toni Stone, 1954. 1st of 3 women to play in Negro League Baseball with a .243 batting average. Teams: San Francisco Lions 1949, Black Pelicans 1949, New Orleans Creoles 1949-1952, Indianapolis Clowns 1953 (Hank Aaron played for this team in 1952), and the Kansas City Monarchs 1953-1954. She retired at the end of the 1954 season to care for her husband.

Marcenia “Toni” Stone, the best female player in Negro League history, who would have written the AAGPB’s record book if given the chance. Then again, Toni Stone always seemed to prefer playing against men.

Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (July 7, 1906 – June 8, 1982) was an American baseball player whose pitching in the Negro leagues and in Major League Baseball (MLB) made him a legend in his own lifetime. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971, the first player to be inducted based upon his play in the Negro leagues.

Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige was an American baseball player whose pitching in the Negro leagues and in Major League Baseball (MLB). He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in

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