Josh Gibson in uniform for the Pittsburgh Crawfords, circa the early 1930s

A Season for the Ages

The Negro major leagues never played league schedules as long as what the recognized white major leagues played during the time before integration. This isn’t a bad thing, it just displays how the Negro major leagues operated differently than the white major leagues did. Usually, teams from the Negro major leagues would play longer schedules […]

Entrance to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri.

A Museum for the Ages

Recently I had the chance to travel to the Missouri area and spend a day in baseball heaven. No, I’m not talking about Busch Stadium, though it is a gorgeous ballpark where everyone should take in a game at if they get the possibility. What I am talking about is the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. […]