Celebrating the Centennial of Negro Leagues Baseball. : ThyBlackMan




(ThyBlackMan.com) While many people are still getting over the Kansas City victory over San Francisco in Super Bowl LIV, there are more significant sporting events to come in the coming year and this month of February including at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. It is Black History Month and an important piece of Black History is Negro Leagues Baseball, in which 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues. As many know and more people need to understand, Black history is American history and that history cannot be written without Negro Leagues Baseball as well.

Jackie Robinson is one of the most important figures in American history over the past century. Breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers was significant as he showed he had the right talent and temperment to deal with the pressure of becoming the first black athlete to play…

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