Learning of the Times
The history of the Negro Leagues of baseball is important and extensive. Pictured is the 1946 Newark Eagles. From the late 1800s through the end of the official Negro League in 1960, more than 2,500 men and women participated as players, coaches, managers and officials. Research the players and teams at the Negro League Baseball Museum’s Web site, nlbm.com/s/player.htm. Choose one of the many players and research his or her story. Share the information you learn with others here at the NIE Blogging Zone.