The Negro Leagues Made Baseball a Global Sport and Kickstarted the Civil Rights Movement

The Negro Leagues Made Baseball a Global Sport and Kickstarted the Civil Rights Movement

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Many people think the Negro Leagues as a sad, somber part of America's legacy of racial division. In many ways it is, says Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro League Baseball Museum. But on the 100th anniversary of its founding, he stresses that it is moreover a triumphant story about what came out of segregation, and the result was a much richer, stronger country.

It was the Negro Leagues that introduced baseball to Japan and Latin America when black players played in exhibition ... See More

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