SiTG Baseball Stories Vol. 5: Eastern Colored League: Part I
The Community Cup Classic Foundation, Josh Gibson Foundation, Lifeline Sports and The PARTNERSHIP proudly present another year of events.
Rube Foster founded the first successful Black baseball league, the Negro National League, in the Midwest in 1920. Three years later the leading Black clubs of the East followed suit and organized the Eastern Colored League. For seven seasons the ECL and its short-lived successor, the American Negro League, brought organized league ball to cities like New York, Atlantic City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.
This two-part presentation on the history of the ECL highlights legendary teams like theView more
We are thankful to the Cuyahoga County Arts and Culture for funds to support our efforts. As a result all programs are free.
Donations to support the community and youth efforts of the Community Cup Classic Foundation and Josh Gibson Foundation are welcome.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- May 22, 2021 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Sat)