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Negro Leagues Video
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Negro Leagues Legacy

Negro Leagues Video

Hogan on Negro Leagues
Dr. Larry Hogan, professor and expert on the Negro Leagues, talks about the Negro Leagues All-Star game played each year at Comisky Park.
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Night ball
Dr. Larry Hogan comments on the theory that the Negro Leagues had the first night baseball game.
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Long ball
Did Josh Gibson hit the longest homer in the history of Yankee Stadium? Professor Hogan examines this question.
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Down and dirty
Professor Hogan describes the rougher and more aggresive style of play in the Negro Leagues.
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Rough Stuff
Pat Scantlebury comments on playing ball in Mexico, and how "knock down" baseball was part of the Negro Leagues game.
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Pure Talent
Scantlebury discusses the Hall of Famers that played with him in the Negro Leagues.
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The big leagues
Scantlebury describes what it was like to pitch in the Major Leagues.
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Part II 56K | 300K  Source: MLB Productions

Coming home
Leon Day throws out the first pitch to Orioles catcher Rick Dempsey at Camden Yards.
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All-Stars
Leon Day, Al Kaline and Brooks Robinson throws out first pitches at the 1993 All-Star game in Baltimore.
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Not quite yet
In 1942, according to Monte Irvin, many owners believed that he was the best player in the Negro Leagues, but after going into the military, he needed time to polish his skills.
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Piece of cake
Monte Irvin says with Leon Day pitching, the Negro Leaguers often defeated the Major Leaguers.
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Fallen hero
Announcer Vin Scully comments on the emotional moment during Roy Campanella Night, which occurred on May 7, 1959.
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The art of catching
Roy Campanella talks about his philosophy on catching. Campanella also talks about catching pitchers such as Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale.
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Sure catch
Roy Campanella talks about the equipment he used as a catcher and how hard it was catching a knuckleball with a small glove.
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No Doubt
Cool Papa Bell says that the Negro Leaguers could compete with the Major Leaguers.
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Cool Papa Bell
on Satchel Paige

Cool Papa Bell comments on his friend and talented teammate Satchel Paige.
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Cool Papa
Cool Papa Bell talks about how he was given his nickname.
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Beyond Baseball
Larry Doby talks about life after baseball.
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Life's Lessons
Larry Doby talks about his says philosophy on life.
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The Big Leagues
Larry Doby tells the story of how he was first got his shot at playing in the Majors.
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Proving a point
Buck O'Neil talks about Negro Leaguers playing against the Major League All-Stars.
56K | 300K  Source: Kansas State University

Jackie Robinson career overview
Jackie Robinson's legacy is felt long after he leaves the baseball world.
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The Jackie Robinson legacy
Jackie Robinson has a profound impact on Major League Baseball and America.
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On the Road
Georgia Dwight describes one of her husband's (Eddie) road trips.
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