TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY

John L. Sampson

February 03, 2010

Negro Baseball League founded

 

 

February 3, 1920

The Negro Baseball League was formed. Rube Foster organizes the first black professional baseball league (Negro National League) consisting of eight teams: Chicago American Giants, Chicago Giants, Dayton Marcos, Detroit Stars, Indianapolis ABC’s, Kansas City Monarchs, St. Louis Giants, and the Cuban Stars.