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James Riley's The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues lists two Walkers as players for the 1932 Monarchs.
Negro Baseball League Museum chairman John "Buck" O'Neil says that selling Negro League merchandise has helped some companies win licenses from the professional sports leagues.
Learn About the Significance of the Negro Baseball Leagues: Courtesy of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, high school students can learn through an interactive experience about the importance of the leagues while also gaining understanding of their impact on topics like segregation and integration.
Riley, The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues (New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., 1994), 290-292.
In 1971, a committee on Negro Baseball Leagues was created by the Baseball Hall of Fame with the purpose of singling out the best players from those leagues for enshrinement in the Hall of Fame.
The author dedicated this and, by extension, the exhibition, to the preservation of the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues.
When Jackie Robinson inked a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1945, his signing not only broke the color barrier, but it sparked an exodus of players from the Negro Baseball Leagues to the major leagues.
Hannigan, The Negro Baseball Leagues: A Photographic History (Mattituck, NY: Amereon, 1992), 151-52.
Buck O'Neil, a legend with the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Baseball Leagues and a historymaker in Major League Baseball, poses with a statue of himself at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Mo.
Hannigan, The Negro Baseball Leagues: A Photographic History (1992); James Riley, The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues (1994)
Content providers to NetNoir include VIBE magazine, Perspective Records, Motown Records, AmeriCares, and Blue Marlin, a specialty athletic apparel company based in San Francisco that is providing information on the Negro Baseball Leagues.
Though the Major Leagues always constituted the epitome and cultural core of mainstream baseball, the formal Negro baseball leagues that evolved after 1920 represented a much less grandiose place in black culture.