The Legendary New York Black Yankees Negro League Baseball Team In Harlem 1936 – 1948

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. Become an Continue Reading →

Baseball’s Satchel Paige With The New York Black Yankees In Harlem, 1941

With complete swagger in motion is one of baseball’s most charismatic cats, Satchel Paige. After he played baseball in Puerto Rico with the Brujos de Guayama (the Guayama Witch Doctors) Continue Reading →

Polo Grounds Stadium Nears Coogans Hollow, Harlem, New York, 1953

The Polo Grounds Stadium opened in 1889 when the New York Giants moved to Coogans Hollow, a meadow below Coogans Bluff. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Continue Reading →

Coogan’s Bluff, The Home Of The Polo Grounds And The New York Giants 1893

Coogan’s Bluff is a promontory near the western shore of the Harlem River in the Washington Heights of Upper Manhattan. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton’s New Book Honors Black Baseball Heroes From Her Father And More

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. Continue Reading →