The logo for the 100th Anniversary of the Negro Leagues

Acknowledging the Negro Leagues

As I was in the middle of writing this article the direction of the article changed thanks to a rather large announcement. Before we get to that announcement, the original impetus was the trend of major baseball writers and sites continuing to write about major league stats and milestones while not incorporating Negro Leagues stats […]

Team photo of the Birmingham Black Barons

What is a Stathead?

A few weeks back Baseball Reference unveiled their newest invention, Stathead. This will be replacing Play Index as the site’s premier search engine. Almost unanimously this news was met with welcome arms. This is understandable, but all the same, I think there is one key area where Stahead comes up woefully short; Negro Leagues integration. […]

Header image from an article on The Baseball Scholar about the 100 greatest pitchers ever

Segregated History

Recently I was listening to an episode of the Effectively Wild podcast. The episode in question was number 1487, We Remembered Some Guys. The basic gist of the episode was that co-hosts Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller (Meg Rowley is also a co-host but was not involved in the majority of the episode) were briefly […]