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Missouri - Loved Kansas City with the fantastc BBQ sauses and the Negro League Baseball Museum

Missouri - Loved Kansas City with the fantastc BBQ sauses and the Negro League Baseball Museum

Jackie Robinson when he played in the Negro Leagues for the Kansas City Monarchs. Jackie's jersey number with the Monarchs was 5. The number can also be seen on the hip of his uniform pants, just under his belt.  Photo courtesy of Black History Album, via Flickr

Jackie Robinson when he played in the Negro Leagues for the Kansas City Monarchs. Jackie's jersey number with the Monarchs was 5. The number can also be seen on the hip of his uniform pants, just under his belt. Photo courtesy of Black History Album, via Flickr

negro league baseball | ... Month: Women Baseball Players of the Negro League « Dodger Blue World

negro league baseball | ... Month: Women Baseball Players of the Negro League « Dodger Blue World

In 1974, 37 Years ago Today, James “Cool Papa” Bell, (Negro League Baseball Player) is named to baseball’s Hall of Fame. Bell played for the St. Louis Stars, Detroit Wolves, Kansas City Monarchs, Homestead Grays and Detroit Senators. He was so fast, he once stole two bases on one pitch and scored second on a sacrifice fly. Read More: 107 Jamz Celebrates Black History Month – On This Day In Black History February 13th in-black-history-february-

In 1974, 37 Years ago Today, James “Cool Papa” Bell, (Negro League Baseball Player) is named to baseball’s Hall of Fame. Bell played for the St. Louis Stars, Detroit Wolves, Kansas City Monarchs, Homestead Grays and Detroit Senators. He was so fast, he once stole two bases on one pitch and scored second on a sacrifice fly. Read More: 107 Jamz Celebrates Black History Month – On This Day In Black History February 13th in-black-history-february-

Rube Foster. Considered the “father” of Negro leagues baseball, Andrew “Rube” Foster established the Negro National League in 1920, the first successful league of African-American baseball teams. He served as president of the league until 1926 and established its slogan, “We are the ship, all else the sea.”

Rube Foster. Considered the “father” of Negro leagues baseball, Andrew “Rube” Foster established the Negro National League in 1920, the first successful league of African-American baseball teams. He served as president of the league until 1926 and established its slogan, “We are the ship, all else the sea.”

Today in Black History: On February 3, 1920 The Negro Baseball League was founded. The League officially began its 1920 season on May 2 with the following teams onboard: Chicago Giants, Dayton Marcos, Detroit Stars, Indianapolis ABCs, Kansas City Monarchs and Cuban Stars. @UBMJamz @UBMTalk #UBMChicago #black #history #month

Today in Black History: On February 3, 1920 The Negro Baseball League was founded. The League officially began its 1920 season on May 2 with the following teams onboard: Chicago Giants, Dayton Marcos, Detroit Stars, Indianapolis ABCs, Kansas City Monarchs and Cuban Stars. @UBMJamz @UBMTalk #UBMChicago #black #history #month

Great reading passage/test prep for Black History Month:  We are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball (http://kidempowerment.mybigcommerce.com/we-are-the-ship-the-story-of-negro-league-baseball-digital-download/)

We are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball - Digital Download

Great reading passage/test prep for Black History Month: We are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball (http://kidempowerment.mybigcommerce.com/we-are-the-ship-the-story-of-negro-league-baseball-digital-download/)

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City is a can't-miss if you visit KC.

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City is a can't-miss if you visit KC.

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