Tag Archive for: Baseball

Hank Aaron - greatblackheroes.com

This podcast focuses on all time baseball great Hank Aaron.

Hank Aaron was one of the greatest players in Major League history and is thought of as an even greater person. Read more

Hank Aaron - greatblackheroes.com

Hank Aaron is acknowledged as one of the greatest hitters to every play in Major League Baseball and owner many of the most revered records in the game, but he is best known as the man who broke baseball’s greatest record – Babe Ruth’s 714 home runs.

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Sam Lacy - greatblackheroes.com

Sam Lacy was a pioneer in the field of sports reporting, giving a voice to the hopes, thoughts and dreams of Black athletes and fans across the United States. Read more

Wendell Smith - greatblackheroes.com

Wendell Smith was a pioneer in the field of sports, acting as the voice of Black America in fighting against segregation in Major League Baseball. Read more

Satchel Paige is remembered with fondness as one of the greatest pitchers to ever play the game. His life was obscured by the fact that he was unable to play in the Major Leagues during his prime. Read more

Larry Doby is forever viewed as number two, the second Black player and the second Black manager in modern Major League Baseball, but this should not obscure his Hall of Fame career nor the struggles he endured. Read more

Jackie Robinson - greatblackheroes.com

Jackie Robinson is known as the man who broke the color line in baseball but his accomplishments on and off the field left a legacy that few have come close to matching. Read more