I recently ordered the new Strat-O-Matic Baseball Negro League All-Stars set. This set assembled 108 of the great Negro Leagues players of all time and, thanks to backbreaking research, collected their statistics for league games over each player’s “peak” period (i.e. their top five to seven years).
These stats are adjusted for length of schedule; most Negro League [...]
The US Postal Service has unveiled a new stamp series honoring baseball’s Negro League players.
Almost all of them are gone now, fading memories kept alive through grainy photos and dog-eared newspaper clippings their children and grandchildren keep near.
But now the black baseball players and their contributions to the culture and history of [...]