Negro Leagues Legends Hall of Fame Annual Celebration
This historical NLLHOF East West Vintage Baseball Game is being played in observance of Negro League Legends Hall of Fame week saluting the 91st year Anniversary of the Negro East-West All Star game that took place September 10th, 1933 played at Comiskey Park, Chicago, IL. organized by Gus Greenlee a team owner amd also founder of the Second Negro National League the same year.
Our game is played by former Major League Baseball (MLB), Tri-State Leagues, Collegiate, and 2024 high school graduates dressed in vintage attire representing the diversity of players, White, Hispanics, Cubans, Dominicans and others, who "Played for the Love of the Game", in the early to mid 1900's.
We recognize the Father of Black baseball Andrew "Rube" Foster the founder of the Negro National League in 1920 and his brother William "Bill" Hendrick Foster the winning pitcher of the first East West all start game in 1933
Limited Complimentary game tickets will be available starting June 1st, 2024 on this site ... looking foward to seeing you and the family for a day at the ball park.
Levi "Chappie" Drew Indianapolis Clowns 1957
The Negro League Legends Hall of Fame, Inc. a 501 (c) 3 not for profit, 100% volunteer organization, we not only educate the young and old about the contributions of the Colored Professional League the first era of black baseball but the Negro League the 2nd era both in American Baseball History.
We host community events annually to provide a postive experience from the past to today.
The teams would donate funds from games to the community ... one of the recipients was Bethune Cookman College playing in
Daytona Beach, Fl.
We are focus on the investment in our communities ... by establishing partnerships that are stake holders ... who are active in making positive changes.
Our Annual East/West Vintage baseball game and auto showcase, thanks to our Sponsors which allows this event to be free.
Special guest in 2022 Kelly Shangyne Williams (Laura Winslow of Family Matters) with fans Tamika and her grandson Kenzo.
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