- Oct 14, 2019
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#Spotlight - The Final Four and their Negro League History
In honor of the four teams still playing in the Major League Baseball Playoffs, today we celebrate the Negro League teams teams of their cities past.
1st the St. Louis Stars - who played from 1906–1931 and won championships in '28, '30 & '31
Pictured - Cool Papa Bell and the St. Louis Stars Championship Collection Shirt.
2nd the New York Black Yankees - who played from 1931 - 1948 - pictured is Satchel Paige
Pictured - Satchel Paige and the New York Black Yankees Collection.
3rd the Washington (Homestead) Grays - who played 1/2 their home games in DC from 1940-42
Pictured is Josh Gibson, The Grays shirts from the NNL Collection and the Josh Gibson Foundation Collection.
Finally the Houston Eagles - who played from 1949 - 1950 after moving from Newark.
Pictured - Eddie Brooks
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