: ' baseball'

The Wisdom Project Podcast Episode #005: Effa Manley and Negro League Baseball

Episode #005 of the Wisdom Project Podcast  features the Nunn Center’s oral history interview with Effa Manley, the first African American woman to own a professional baseball team. She co-owned the Newark Eagles (Negro League) with her husband Abe [...]

MLB’s Bobby Thompson Remembers the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World”

Before moving to San Francisco, Major League Baseball’s Giants were in New York. Thanks to retired UK archivist and scholar Bill Marshall who wrote Baseball’s Pivotal Era, 1945-1951, the Louie B.  Nunn Center for Oral History [...]