Henry Kimbro was one of Negro League’s best on the baseball field, and one of the so-called worst off the field.
The daughter of black baseball legend Henry Kimbro has spent the past year writing a new book to help commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Baseball Negro League in Nashville.
Today Danny Tisdale talked to Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton about her baseball legend father Henry Kimbro and her new book Daddy’s Scrapbook, Henry Kimbro of the Negro Baseball League, A Daughter’s Perspective on The Danny Tisdale Show.
Tennessee State University Associate Professor Dr. Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton has received the Robert Peterson Recognition Award for her book, “Daddy’s Scrapbook, Henry Kimbro of the Negro Baseball League, A Daughter’s Perspective“.
The New York Black Yankees were a professional Negro league baseball team based in New York City, Paterson, NJ, and Rochester, NY that played from 1936 to 1948.
Today, members of the music industry and academia including JAY-Z, Fat Joe, Killer Mike, and Michelle Alexander released a sign-on letter (below).