Black Baseball Chronology

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Presented by Baseball Heritage Museum at Baseball Heritage Museum at League Park, Cleveland OH

Feb 15 2020
Black Baseball Chronology

This presentation takes a look at the involvement of African Americans and other people of color in American baseball

This presentation takes a look at the involvement of African Americans and other people of color in American baseball. While there is evidence of inclusion during the early days of organized baseball (mid-19th Century); racial segregation became the norm near the turn of the century in what was referred to as a ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ excluding Black players from the highest levels of the game.  The first formal league – the Negro National League – was formed in 1920 by Andrew

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Free admission

Contact: 216-789-1083

Email: margaret@baseballheritagemuseum.org

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Baseball Heritage Museum at League Park

6601 Lexington Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103

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