Negro Leagues

An opera about Negro Leagues slugger Josh Gibson will premiere in Pittsburgh in April 2017.

    Over the course of its history, The Negro Leagues spawned a series of baseball legends with many going on to dominate in the formerly all-White Major League Baseball organization. Catcher Josh Gibson, the home run king of the Negro League, never got a chance to go to the big show, but was properly recognized […]

With the 2009 event to start this Friday, watch this profile of the Negro League Legends Hall Of Fame Week 2008 celebration in the Nation’s Capital.