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.

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 →

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.

Harlem’s Legendary Baseball Spy “Moe” Berg, New York 1902 – 1972 (Video)

Morris “Moe” Berg, was born in Harlem on March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972. Director Aviva Kempner says in her documentary, ‘The Spy Behind Home Plate,’ that  “the Bergs Continue Reading →

Chancellor Carranza And Others Announce Second Annual Yankees-Stonewall Scholarship

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, New York Yankees, and Stonewall Inn today announced that applications are open for applicants from Harlem to Hollis for the 2020 Yankees-Stonewall Scholarship.