Afro History Today in Afro History ! First game of the National Negro Baseball League played in 1920 ! written by Marc Alexander May 2, 2019 299_9923 (Photo credit: dbking) English: Chicago Union Giants in 1905 Category:Baseball images (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Homestead Grays at Forbes Field in 1913 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Negro League legend Josh Gibson’s plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Willie Mays hits his 500th career Home Run in 1965 ! Tupac Shakur dies in 1996.Today in Afro History ! Hank Aaron breaks home run record in 1974 !Today in Afro History ! Robert S. Abbott publishes Chicago’s first Afro newspaper “The Chicago Defender” in 1905 ! Moneta Sleet wins Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 1969 !Today in Afro History ! National Negro Business League is founded by Booker T. Washington in 1900 !Today in Afro History ! Althea Gibson becomes first Afro American woman to win Wimbledon in 1957 !Today in Afro History ! Althea Gibson becomes the first Afro American woman to win a major tennis title by winning the French Open in 1956 ! Today in Afro History ! First game of the National Negro Baseball League played in 1920 ! was last modified: May 1st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Paul George ! Inventor, Elijah McCoy ! NBA player, Thabo Sefolosha ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, James Brown ! Boxer, Sugar Ray Robinson ! Actress, Meagan Tandy ! Actor, Dule Hill ! You may also like Former 'Love and Hip Hop' Star Joseline... July 8, 2018 Live Review: Jorja Smith & Ama Lou... May 4, 2018 Artist paints over LeBron mural after vandalism July 12, 2018 Reservoir Signs Grammy Award Winner James Fauntleroy... January 31, 2018 7/3 CBS2 Tuesday Morning Weather Headlines July 3, 2018 Khalid & Normani Perform 'Love Lies' at... May 21, 2018 ‘Tired’ Marbury set to end ‘Hall of... February 1, 2018 The case for Cleveland: Why LeBron might... June 25, 2018 Ranking the NFL teams most likely to... April 3, 2018 Giants select CB Beal in supplemental draft July 11, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.