NEGRO BASEBALL LEAGUE

Orlando Burgos

NEGRO LEAGUE

  • the Negro league,most of the African American started to associate in the 1920 and the 1940s, when the black players started to play in the major league and minor league

  • The original African American league was Negro national league (1920,-31,1933-48) the eastern colored league (1923-28), and the Negro American league (1937-60).

  • An “agreement” was declared with the leaders “organized baseball” (the major and minor leagues) they established a colour bar against black players from the last year of the 19th century until 1946, although these commanders rarely admitted its existence

THE 1930's SPORTS

  • In many ways sports were ahead of other areas of the American life recognize the achievements of african americans. In the 1930s, colleges started to move towards desegregation (ending the separation of races).

  • African athletes, did a great deal to raise awareness of racial prejudice, but in the 1930s white people started to separate the negro baseball league in baseball.