After failing to ever clear 22% on the writer’s ballot, one of the most beloved players in baseball history finally receives rightful spot in Cooperstown
It took more than a speech from Ted Williams.
Few players have a résumé as impressive as Charleston’s.
The Negro Leagues and Latin America shared a complicated relationship. Sometimes cooperative, sometimes combative, but they were always intertwined and that will never change.
The Negro Leagues’ East-West Negro All Star games occurred for nearly three decades.
A list that includes some of the greatest pitchers of all time.
MLB has spent decades punishing and colonizing communities of color. After treating black ballplayers and the Negro Leagues as worse than second-class citizens they now want to take credit for elevating the Negro Leagues to major league status.