Day: December 18, 2020

Did Rube Foster Go Mad Because He Pushed the Limits of White Major League Baseball?

By Michael December 18, 2020 Off

This week, Major League Baseball integrated the record books from the segregated era of American history. The commissioner declared the exploits of Josh Gibson, Leroy Satchel Paige, Double Duty Radcliff, and others on even par with George Herman “Babe” Ruth, Walter Johnson, and Cy Young. Cliques abound: It’s about time, a long time coming, and what kept you so long, MLB? read more