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(esteemed and widely published Negro Leagues expert).
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John Holway (The Negro League Insider)
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
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
- John B Holway
on the Death of Smoky Joe
William M. Burgess III's
Negro League All-Timers to Japanese All-timers, by Jim Albright
by Herb Rogoff
- Premier Negro Leagues site on the web.
Negro League Baseball Players Association
- Mr. Todd Bolton,
Official site. Excellent informative resource.
Leagues Database - Gary Ashwill, Seamheads.com
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
Negro League Legends - Gary Crawford,
Support those who helped lead the way. Historical pics and info.
Invite Negro league legends to make public appearances.
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum - Visit
the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.
Pitch 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
Times Article, 2006: Breaking
a Barrier 60 Years Before Robinson
"Buck" O'Neil - Played Firstbase for the KC Monarchs from 1938 to 1943
as they won four consecutive Negro League pennants.
Guru Recommends: Buck
O'Neil: A Baseball Legend
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Look Back : Satchel Paige in the Shadows of Baseball
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Best Pitcher in Baseball: Rube Foster
Leonard: In His Own Words
Against Prejudice: The Biography of Larry Doby
and Chosen: Defining Negro League Greatness (2007) by Monte Irvin