Negro League Baseball

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    BASN Remembers: They Chose To Serve

    EDITOR’S NOTE: This story first appeared on BASN in May of 2006.   By Tony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus   NEW HAVEN, Ct. (BASN) — When it was all said and...

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    AMERICA WHAT NEXT?

    WHAT NEXT AMERICA?  Gary Norris Gray-BASN-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-The United States of America has to face the music and electing Donald J. Trump in November is not the answer. TRUTH SHALL...

  • BAKER-MLB-CHANGES-BLACK MANAGERS

    Dusty Baker, MLB, Changes, and Black Managers   By:- Gary Norris Gray-BASN-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-(BASN) Shame on Major League Baseball and shame on the Los Angeles Dodgers for not having Dusty Baker...

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    NOT TO BE DENIED- THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS

    NOT TO BE DENIED THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS By:- Gary Norris Gray -BASN-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-(BASN) The Kansas City Royals might have finally put an end to the steroid-home run era with...

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    FROM MONARCH TO ROYAL WITH STYLE

      FROM THE MONARCHS TO THE ROYALS: KANSAS CITY STYLE  By:- Gary Norris Gray-BASN-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA-(BASN) There’s a Kansas City style, to barbecue, and to baseball. The Kansas City Royals once...

  • K.C. HOME OF THE NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL MUSEUM

      WORLD SERIES HISTORY VISITS KANSAS CITY, HOME TO NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL MUSEUM   By Gary Norris Gray BASN Staff Reporter and Arthur R. George-Major Contributor             As baseball history brings...

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    Myths: Jackie Robinson was not the first Black Major League Baseball player

    By Scotty Reid As it has been exposed that Jason Collins is not the first gay athlete to “come out” while playing a major sport, another lie or myth is being...

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    I Want My Game Back

    I Want My Game Back Rickey, Robinson, 42, African American players, and MLB By:-Gary Norris Gray- BASN Staff  Reporter David Ruffin could not have said it better in his 1970′s hit...

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    Kick The Can

    CALIFORNIA- (BASN) Seriously? Nothing? So Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd gives up some private dirt that he indulged in some hard drug use during his playing days, documenting one specific game where...

  • History of Negro League Baseball

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