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The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams ... The first nationally known black professional baseball team was founded in 1885 when three clubs, the Keystone Athletics of Philadelphia, the Orions of ...

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Apr 13, 2017 ... The rise of organized baseball after the Civil War led to early attempts to segregate the sport. The National Association of Amateur Base Ball ...

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Negro league, any of the associations of African American baseball teams active ... 10,000 fans to the stadium of the Philadelphia (now Oakland) Athletics.

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Negro League players are often portrayed as victims of baseball's color line, which, .... By the 1880s, baseball (the sport, as distinct from Major League Baseball, ...

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African-Americans began to play baseball in the late 1800s on military teams, college teams, and company teams. They eventually found their way to ...

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Jun 26, 2017 ... At a young age, Cam Perron became fascinated by the Negro Leagues, a defunct baseball league that was for decades the only home for black ...

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Baseball was originally played by men in rival athletic clubs for recreation. After the Civil War in 1865, baseball's popularity increased dramatically. At this early ...

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Negro baseball leagues allowed African-Americans the chance to play the ... Five years ago, at a sports dinner in Atlantic City, I sat next to Bob Feller and Monte ...

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