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MLB – 1910 To 1950 – The Story Of Black Baseball + The Negro League – With Host Audrey Kates

We at ImaSportsphile are just “tickled pink” to have these excerpts from the 1980 made for TV special The Boys In The Field….cuz it provides the very best footage of highlights from action in The Negro Professional Baseball Leagues from 1910 to 1950….for these video clips are nothing less than “pure gold” in our treasure chest of vintage memories from a part of baseball history in America.  

The Boys in the Field hostess, Audrey Kates, interviews such great MLB black Hall of Fame players as Red Sox OF Jim Rice, Yankees OF Reggie Jackson and Pirates 1B Willie Stargell…..along with the Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig of the Negro Baseball League’s Homestead Grays….Buck Leonard and Josh Gibson…..who each give a piece of historic significance in the plight of black baseball players to make it to Major League Baseball. 

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