Negro Leagues

Jackie Robinson (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

When Veeck and Saperstein Nearly Integrated Baseball… In 1943!

Jackie Robinson’s intelligence, talent and class always destined him to be a star. But was it almost unnecessary for him to also become a pioneer?


A view of the Negro League Entrance Exhibit at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. (credit: Ezra O. Shaw/Allsport)

Negro League Star Frank Grant Finally Gets Tombstone In Clifton, NJ

One of the greatest black baseball players of the 1800s no longer lies in anonymity in a New Jersey cemetery. The Negro Leagues Grave Marker project has erected a marble headstone at Frank Grant’s grave in East Ridgelawn Cemetery in Clifton.