Henry Kimbro was one of Negro League’s best on the baseball field, and one of the so-called worst off the field. During his career, he was described as the bad boy of the Negro League, evil, a loner, and was dubbed the Black Ty Cobb. Continue Reading →
Jackie Robinson, a two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon, tells the story of an American icon whose life-long battle for first-class citizenship for all African Americans transcends even his remarkable athletic achievements. Continue Reading →
Morris “Moe” Berg (March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972), was an American catcher and coach in Major League Baseball who later served as a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Continue Reading →
By Marc Rasbury
When the Mets’ Reliever Jeursy Familia entered a game this season, Terry Collins and his teammates could pencil in that game as a win.
New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals tangles for the World Series. Let’s go Mets! Let’s go Mets! Let’s go Mets! Let’s go Mets!
Harlem RBI celebrates the graduation of its seniors with a commencement ceremony to congratulate them on their inspiring determination and drive to succeed. Continue Reading →
In 1913, a New York Female Giants baseball game on Lenox Oval shows McAvoy’s Saloon in the background, the northwest corner of 145th Street and Lenox Avenue. Continue Reading →
The Lincoln Stars (also known as the Lincoln Giants, Lincoln Stars of New York or the New York Lincoln Stars) were a Negro league baseball team that played in New York City from 1914 to 1917. Continue Reading →