On March 18, 1942, two black players, Jackie Robinson and Nate Moreland, ask the Chicago White Sox for a tryout. Manager Jimmie Dykes grants the players a workout, but neither player makes the team. Robinson will have to wait five years before making his major league debut.
Claude “Red” Grier of the Atlantic City Bacharach Giants pitches a post-season no-hitter against the Chicago American Giants
October 3, 1926
Alex Pompez, one of the most important figures in the history of the Negro leagues, dies in New York City
March 14, 1974
statue is dedicated at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum honoring Hall of Famer Satchel Paige
July 28, 2006
December 2, 2018