On June 29, 2020, four former United States presidents tipped their caps to the great players of the Negro Leagues, an unprecedented salute to the men and women denied the chance to play in the Major Leagues. This was in celebration — and commemoration — of the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Negro Leagues.
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Category: Tip Your Cap: Negro League Tributes
Effa Manley’s Aid to the Negro Baseball League
Effa was the first, and remains the only, woman inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.