NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL1946 : Reece "Goose" Tatum, Indianapolis Clowns, Kansas City Monarchs
For half a century African American baseball players had their own leagues. These rare pieces of unedited silent footage of Negro American League players, sh...
August 26th in African American History – King Solomon White
King Solomon White was born June 12, 1868 in Bellaire, Ohio. He joined the Pittsburgh Keystones of the National Colored Baseball League in 1887.
Moses Fleetwood Walker (1857-1924) • BlackPast
Moses Fleetwood Walker, often called Fleet, was the first African American to play major league baseball in the nineteenth century. Born October 7, 1857, in Mount Pleasant, Ohio, Walker was the fifth of six children born to parents, Dr. Moses W. Walker, a physician, and … Read MoreMoses Fleetwood Walker (1857-1924)