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. 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. Continue Reading →

NJCU To Host “A Celebration Of The 100th Anniversary Of The Negro Leagues”

The New Jersey City University Center for the Arts will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues on Saturday, August 29, 2020, at 3 pm, where players like Satchel Paige, Goose Tatum, 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) he moved to New York City.

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The Infamous New York Female Giants Baseball Team At The Lenox Oval In Harlem, 1913

In 1913, the first game with the New York Female Giants baseball team took place on the legendary Lenox Oval, at the northwest corner of Lenox Avenue and 145th Street in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →