Harlem Legend Willie “Say Hey” Kid Mays Playing Stickball At Home In Harlem, 1954

West 155th Street and the Harlem River Drive after Willie Mays (born in Westfield, Alabama), the baseball great who began his career with the San Francisco Giants at the nearby Polo Grounds — and lived in the neighborhood, too. Continue Reading →

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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