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#Spotlight - Major League 7 Collection - Negro American League (1937–1948)

As part of our new collection, Major League 7 - today we celebrate the Negro American League which played from 1937-1948.

BACKGROUND


MLB announced in 2020 that seven Negro Leagues would be elevated to "Major League" status. The seven leagues that comprised the Negro Leagues of 1920-1948 were the Negro National League (I) (1920–1931); the Eastern Colored League (1923–1928); the American Negro League (1929); the East-West League (1932); the Negro Southern League (1932); the Negro National League (II) (1933–1948); and the Negro American League (1937–1948).



NEGRO AMERICAN LEAGUE (1937-1948)


The Negro American League featured among others:

  • Atlanta Black Crackers

  • Birmingham Black Barons

  • Chicago American Giants

  • Cincinnati Clowns

  • Cincinnati Tigers

  • Cleveland Buckeyes

  • Detroit Stars

  • Houston Eagles

  • Indianapolis ABCs

  • Jacksonville Red Caps

  • Kansas City Monarchs

  • Memphis Red Sox

  • St. Louis Stars

  • Toledo Crawfords

LEAGUE CREATION


The last of the official Negro Leagues that was established after the National Negro Leagues II disbanded.

CHAMPIONS

  • 1937 Kansas City Monarchs

  • 1938 Memphis Red Sox

  • 1939 Kansas City Monarchs

  • 1940 Kansas City Monarchs

  • 1941 Kansas City Monarchs

  • 1942 Kansas City Monarchs

  • 1943 Birmingham Black Barons

  • 1944 Birmingham Black Barons

  • 1945 Cleveland Buckeyes

  • 1946 Kansas City Monarchs

  • 1947 Cleveland Buckeyes

  • 1948 Birmingham Black Barons

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