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date: 30 July 2021

Negro Leagueslocked

All-black baseball leagues that formed in the United States in the 1880s and enjoyed popular success through the middle of the twentieth century, giving African American baseball players opportunities denied to them by the major leagues.

Negro Leagueslocked

All-black baseball leagues that formed in the United States in the 1880s and enjoyed popular success through the middle of the twentieth century, giving African American baseball players opportunities denied to them by the major leagues.

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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