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Baseball: Negro League

These sites have information about the teams and players in the Negro Baseball League. The history of the league is explained in text and timelines. Many sites have photos and biographies of these players. Also included are video and audio interviews. Includes a link to an eTheme resource on baseball.


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Learn about what life was like for the players in the Negro Leagues. Includes information about media coverage, family life, fans of the league, and how players integrated into the Major Leagues. Also includes video and audio clips. NOTE: Teachers should preview audio and video clips before sharing them with students.
Read about the history, players, and teams of the Negro League. NOTE: The website includes ads.
Read a comprehensive encyclopedia article on the history of the Negro League. Includes biographies of many famous players and accomplishments of African-Americans playing Major League Baseball today. NOTE: The website includes pop-up and banner ads.
Find out about the museum in Kansas City dedicated to the Negro Leagues. Includes the history of the league, as well as a list of players that have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. NOTE: The website links to websites with ads. NOTE: The website links to websites with discussion boards.
Click on the drop down arrow next to the box that reads "Click here to choose other profiles" to access the stories of legendary Negro Leagues baseball players such as: Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, Jackie Robinson, Larry Doby, Rube Foster, Cool "Papa" Bell, Buck Leonard, and many more. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Learn about the players and history of Negro Leagues Baseball, and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in this eight-minute vignette from the CSPAN Video Library.
This site from the Library of Congress includes primary documents on the Negro League and Jackie Robinson.
This site has primary documents, such as telegrams and letters, from Jackie Robinson that reveal his views on civil rights.
Read about one of the most famous pitchers of the Negro League. Includes photographs.
This Library of Congress collection of historical baseball cards can be searched by team, player, or league.
These sites offer an introduction to the sport of baseball. Read about the history of baseball and how the game is played. Visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame to learn about famous players. Includes interactive baseball games. There are links to eThemes Resources on the St. Louis Cardinals and the Negro League.

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