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(esteemed and widely published Negro Leagues expert). He is available
for your questions and posted articles right here on BaseballGuru.com that
are not available anywhere else! Find out about Holway's new works in
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Heaphy's Page (women's baseball, Negro Leagues and
Laurence Alpert asked if the Hall of Fame's report of Smoky Joe Williams'
death in 1946 is greatly exaggerated.
The answer is, yes. Smoky Joe, or his wraith, was honored with a day in his
honor at the Polo Grounds in 1950. He died February 25 1951 in New York and
is buried in Washington DC.
- John B Holway
on the Death of Smoky Joe
William M. Burgess
Negro League All-Timers to Japanese All-timers, by
AROUND, by Herb
Black Baseball - Premier Negro Leagues site on the web.
League Baseball Players Association -
Mr. Todd Bolton, Official site.
Excellent informative resource.
of the Negro Leagues - MajorLeagueBaseball.com provides a few stories
from negro league's past, brief team histories, one page bios on some of
the all-star players and they are adding a multi-media experience.
League Legends - Gary
Crawford, Support those who helped lead the way. Historical
pics and info. Invite Negro league legends to make public appearances.
League Baseball - audio interviews, art gallery, Negro League facts and
Leagues Online Archive - Negro League history, its teams and players,
plus an online gift shop.
The Color Barrier - Tells the story of Jackie Robinson and the other
first few men who integrated Major League Baseball.
Leagues Baseball Museum - Visit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.
Leagues Legacy - Presented by mlb.com, has photos and player profiles.
Robinson 50th Anniversary Timeline - The LA Dodgers present pictures,
stories and Quicktime movies exploring Robinson's legacy in baseball and
other events that happened in the world at each time period.
- All American Negro League Baseball Apparel. Mmerchandise, historical
information and memorabilia too.
- Brief biographies on many of the Negro League players and teams. Photos,
film and many extras including a feature on women of the Negro Leagues.
at the Negro Leagues - It's always a pleasure to announce events honoring
the players of the Negro Leagues and this time it's. . .
Baseball - For ones who want to know more about the lives of the
players of the Negro Leagues.
of the Negro Leagues - Collection of articles and newspaper
stories about Negro League umpires.
- David Marasco, has
a fine collection of Negro Leagues articles and links in his section
of the webzine.
Black Baseball - Kyle
McNary, site celebrates Negro League baseball and honors the men
and women who blazed the trail that Jackie Robinson followed in integrating
the Major Leagues.
- Slick web site promoting Dick Clark and Larry Lester Negro League
books. Site has player profiles and photos. Larry Lester is founder
of The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and is co-chair along with Dick Clark
of SABR's Negro Leagues Committee.
Debono's Homepage - Paul
Debono, Indianapolis ABC's expert and author.
Negro Leagues - It has biographies, rare pictures and timelines.
Negro League Baseball Player Company - Interviews and history by the
living players of the Negro Leagues.
Online Library - Alphabetical list of 93 players with biographies
and career highlights.
a Barrier 60 Years Before Robinson
O'Neil - Played Firstbase for the KC Monarchs from 1938 to 1943 as they won
four consecutive Negro League pennants.
O'Neil: A Baseball Legend
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