Negro League Baseball Timeline


YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 2018-2019

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees From 2018-19

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 2017

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees From 2017

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 2016

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees From 2016

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 2015

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees From 2015

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 2014

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees From 2014

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 11-13

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees From 2011-2013

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 07-10

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees From 2007-2010

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 2006

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees From 2006

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 01-05

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees From 2001-2005

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 2000

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees Of 2000

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 1999

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees Of 1999

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 1998

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees Of 1998

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YNLBP Wall Of Fame Inductees 1997

Negro League Baseball's Wall Of Fame Inductees Of 1997

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Milwaukee Bears

A negro league baseball club founded in Milwaukee of 1923

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Disbanding

The Negro American League lasted until 1960 before disbanding.

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Carl Long

Carl Long is recognized as becoming the first black baseball player in the Carolina League.

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Dennis "Bose" Biddle

Founder of Yesterday’s Negro & Negro league player

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Ray "Boo Boy" Knox

Ray Knox was a Negro League catcher for the Chicago American Giants and the New Orleans Eagles

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Sherwood Brewer

Founder of Yesterday’s Negro & Negro league player

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John "Mule" Miles Jr.

John "Mule" Miles was a member of the Tuskegee Airmen and a Negro American League baseball player.

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Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson pioneered the integration of professional athletics in America, by breaking the 1889 color barrier in baseball on April 15th 1947.

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Andrew "Rube" Foster

The first viable Black league was formed in 1920 under the leadership of Rube Foster.

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Walter "Buck" Leonard

Also known as The Black Lou Gehrig and his 17 year run with the Grays.

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Ted Radcliffe

Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe excelled as a pitcher and catcher for numerous Negro League baseball teams, playing professionally for 32 years.

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James Thomas Bell

Cool Papa Bell was the fastest man in negro league baseball, awarding him the nickname "faster than light".

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Leroy "Satchel" Paige

“Age is a question of mind over matter,” “If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” -Satchel Paige The six foot three legendary pitcher, who played in both The Negro League & Major League Baseball.

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John W. Fowler

John Fowler was one of the true pioneers of American baseball, as one of the first professional black ballplayers.

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Moses Fleetwood Walker

Moses "Fleetwood" Walker, was the first African American to play major league baseball in the nineteenth century.

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