Episode #005 features an 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 Manley. In this episode Effa Manley looks back at the impact of Jackie Robinson and the integration of Major League Baseball on the Negro League.
The interviews with Effa Manley and Larry Doby are housed at the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
To listen to and search the oral history interviews from this podcast: kentuckyoralhistory.org/catalog/xt7nzs2k9c74
To learn more about Effa Manley, see her bio in the Baseball Hall of Fame: http://baseballhall.org/hof/manley-effa
Produced by Doug Boyd and Kopana Terry
Assistant Producer Charlotte Boyd
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Music by Doug Boyd