Missouri - Loved Kansas City with the fantastc BBQ sauses and the Negro League Baseball Museum

Missouri - Loved Kansas City with the fantastc BBQ sauses and the Negro League Baseball Museum

Satchel Paige! I think he could have been the greatest pitcher of all time. It's a tragedy that due to segregation he never got the opportunity to prove it in the Major Leagues during his prime.

Satchel Paige! I think he could have been the greatest pitcher of all time. It's a tragedy that due to segregation he never got the opportunity to prove it in the Major Leagues during his prime.

Leroy "Satchel" Paige.     Paige became a pitcher for the Kansas City Monarchs in 1941.     [Courtesy of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum]

Leroy "Satchel" Paige. Paige became a pitcher for the Kansas City Monarchs in 1941. [Courtesy of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum]

negro league baseball | Ben Taylor (Negro Leagues) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

negro league baseball | Ben Taylor (Negro Leagues) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Henry "Pop" Lloyd (April 25, 1884 – March 19, 1964) [7] was an American baseball shortstop and manager in the Negro leagues. He is generally considered the greatest shortstop in Negro league history. Babe Ruth called him the best he ever saw.

John Henry "Pop" Lloyd (April 25, 1884 – March 19, 1964) [7] was an American baseball shortstop and manager in the Negro leagues. He is generally considered the greatest shortstop in Negro league history. Babe Ruth called him the best he ever saw.

On May 2, 1920, the very first Negro League Baseball game was played in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Negro National League (NNL) was established earlier that year on February 13, 1920. This would be the very first baseball league for African American baseball players.

On May 2, 1920, the very first Negro League Baseball game was played in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Negro National League (NNL) was established earlier that year on February 13, 1920. This would be the very first baseball league for African American baseball players.

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