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Negro Leagues
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Negro Leagues Legacy

Stars of the Negro Leagues

2004 Legacy winners given tour by O'Neil
Terry Ryan, general manager of the Twins, had been at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum many times. For Walt Jocketty, the Cardinals' general manager, it was the first visit. More>>
The 2003 Legacy Awards
Dontrelle Willis and Angel Berroa (pictured), winners of the Larry Doby Award, were honored to be part of the annual Negro Leagues event in Kansas City. More>>
Base stealers
Jimmy Rollins and Juan Pierre, winners of the Cool Papa Bell Award, were happy to visit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum last week. More>>
Here's to you
Ozzie Smith and several former Major Leaguers went to Dodger Stadium Saturday to salute the Negro League players. MLB.com's Ben Platt has the details. More>>
A boy and his hero
As an 11-year-old kid, Roberto Clemente's dreams came true when he formed a friendship with his baseball idol, Monte Irvin. More>>

Following the dream
Sam Hairston, who played seven seasons in the Negro Leagues, inspired his son, Jerry, to play Major League Baseball. More>>

Thank you
Phillies second baseman Jimmy Rollins is one of many baseball people who showed their thanks toward the Negro Leagues and its players. More>>

Traveling show
Barnstorming was common place in the Negro Leagues. More>>

Baseball Legend
Legend Buck O'Neil talks about his days in the Negro Leagues and the great players he played with and against. More>>

Third Generation
Orioles second baseman Jerry Hairston, Jr. is continuing the legacy of his grandfather, Sam Hairston, who played in the Negro Leagues in the 1940s. More>>

The Legacy awards
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum honors Alex Rodriguez and other top Major Leaguers. More>

Same Scenario, different outcome
The Negro Leagues had a slow death after Jackie Robinson integrated the Majors. Will the same happen to the Japanese leagues after losing a big star like Ichiro Suzuki to the big leagues? More>

Comparing the two leagues
Doby, Irvin: More togetherness in the Negro Leagues than the Majors. More>

Teddy Ballgame
Ted Williams made a difference for Negro Leaguers to enter the Hall of Fame. More>

They played, too
Hispanics played a big role in the Negro Leagues. More>

No league of their own
Barred from all-white leagues, three women found a place to play. More>