Kansas City Monarchs pitching great Leroy Satchel Paige warms up in 1942. PHOTO CREDIT: AP Story by Jared Diamond December 16, 2020
The Negro Leagues Baseball has always been a legacy and a part of Americana! This most recent actions shows that diversity and inclusion is becoming a reality in America ! I applaud the MLB for taking this Action.
Franklin White, The Sophisticated Gent!
The move grants recognition to some of baseball’s pioneers from 1920 to 1948 and immediately rewrites the game’s record books.
Major League Baseball announced Wednesday that it was “correcting a longtime oversight in the game’s history” by officially elevating the Negro Leagues from 1920 through 1948 to major-league status, a move that both grants recognition to some of baseball’s pioneers and immediately rewrites the game’s record books.