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On May 2, 1920, the very first Negro League Baseball game was played in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Negro National League (NNL) was established earlier that year on February 13, 1920. This would be the very first baseball league for African American baseball players.

On May the very first Negro League Baseball game was played in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Negro National League (NNL) was established earlier that year on February This would be the very first baseball league for African American baseball players.

Satchel Paige and Goose Tatum

Lot Detail - 1962 Satchel Paige and Goose Tatum Harlem Stars (Negro Leagues) "The Sporting News Collection Archives" Original x Photo (Sporting News Collection Hologram/MEARS Photo LOA)

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1939 Negro League East-west All-Star game - Yahoo Image Search Results

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Yankee Stadium, Bronx, - New York Black Yankees skipper Tex Burnett, players Harry Williams, Tom Parker and Dan Wilson

John Henry "Pop" Lloyd, Philadelphia Giant, considered the greatest shortstop in Negro league history, 1909

John Henry "Pop" Lloyd (April 1884 – March was an American baseball shortstop and manager in the Negro leagues. He is generally considered the greatest shortstop in Negro league history. Babe Ruth called him the best he ever saw.

1940's Negro League Baseball poster

1940's Negro League Baseball poster

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