The Untold Story

They Played for the "Love of the Game"

About Us

Playing America's Game

Host Roland Martin, Negro Leaguer James "Jake" Sander KCM 57, NLLHOF Founder Dwayne Renal Sims

The Negro Leagues finally were recognized by the   HCON 337 RFS  107th Congress 2d Session and H. CON RES. 337 in the Senate of the United States, September 20,2002.

Main Events

NLLHOF East Team

The Annual Negro League East/West Vintage baseball game. The game is played by former Major League Baseball (MLB) players and collegiate players dressed in vintage attire appropriately representing the diversity of players, Hispanics, Cubans, Dominicans and Caucasians, who "Played for the Love of the Game", in the early to mid 1900's .

About the Foundation

Dwayne Renal Sims Founder of the Negro League Legends Hall of Fame.

The Negro League Legends Hall of Fame  Incorporated 501 (c) 3 non-profit in Prince George’s County, in the State of Maryland The vision of the Negro League Legends Hall of Fame (NLLHOF) is to be an authority and an educational entity for young and old on the contributions of the Colored Professional League and the Negro League legendary players while exploring the rich history of American Baseball. They were pioneers in more ways than just proving to be extraordinary athletes. 

Founded in 2003 by Dwayne Renal Sims to share the Colored Professional League and the Negro League contributions to America's game of baseball but also the players participated in fundraisers for Historical Black Colleges including serving in the United States Armed Forces and giving back to their communities. 

 The organization is a volunteer oriented hosting events, exhibitions, and experiences to the youth and the seasoned citizens.  


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 the Legacy of Rube Foster founded the Negro National League in 1920 

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