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Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win... [Read More]
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Born in Madison, New Jersey, Newcombe pitched in the Negro Leagues starting in 1944 at age 18. In 1945, he had an 8-3 record with... [Read More]
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Newcombe was the first player in MLB history to win the Cy Young, Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year awards... [Read More]
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As we gear up for another season of Cardinals baseball, it is time to reflect on the impact of St. Louis' often forgotten professional team. ... [Read More]
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As we gear up for another season of Cardinals baseball, it is time to reflect on the impact of St. Louis' second professional team.  The... [Read More]
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The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of a Kansas City meeting that sparked the league with a yearlong celebration. The Kansas... [Read More]
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Before Jackie Robinson, many African Americans displayed top-notch performances on a baseball diamond... [Read More]
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The Waynesboro Public Library will host a program on the History of the Negro Baseball Leagues on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m. [Read More]
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