HW Pick: The Negro National And Eastern Colored Leagues

harlem starsThe New York History Blog posts that the companion volume to Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1860–1901: Operating by Any Means Necessary, Michael E. Lomax’s new book, Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1902-1931: The Negro National and Eastern Colored Leagues (Syracuse Univ. Press, 2014), continues to chronicle the history of black baseball in Harlem and the United States. Continue Reading →

Satchel Paige And Goose Tatum, Harlem Stars Negro League, 1962

Satchel Paige & Goose Tatum Harlem Stars Negro League 8x10 B&W PhotoTwo baseball greats Satchel Paige and Goose Tatum posed together in this vintage photograph of as they wait for the game in Harlem, New York, 1962. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Globetrotters, A Game Of ‘Reems’ And Equality

harlem globetrotters1A long time has passed since the first teams were formed by athletic clubs in the 1920s, but basketball still occupies a prominent place amongst Harlem’s entertainments. Continue Reading →