After the integration of professional baseball two factors combined to bring about the collapse of the Negro Leagues: (a) the best players from the top Negro League teams were signed by Major League organizations, thus weakening the top Negro League teams, and (b) the interest of black fans was quickly drawn away from the Negro Leagues as they focused their interest on the performance of Jackie Robinson and other black pioneers in the major leagues
Canadian Baseball League ended in 2003.
Ladies League Baseball ended in 1998.
Continental Baseball League ended in 2010.
Golden Baseball League ended in 2010.
Sunday, Oct. 3rd is the final day of the regular season. The National League and American League playoffs begin on Wednesday, Oct. 6th.
The Negro League started in 1885 and ended in 1951. Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947.
International Baseball League of Australia ended in 2002.
The 2011 regular season will end during the last week of September. The playoffs will begin on Friday, September 30th with the two American League Division Series. The National League Division Series starts Saturday, October 1st.
The Voice of the Negro ended in 1907.
Negro World ended in 1933.
Major League Baseball on ABC ended on 1989-10-28.
Major League Baseball on NBC ended on 2000-10-17.
Louisville Colonels - minor league baseball - ended in 1972.
The Major League Baseball season begins in April with Opening Day and ends in October with the World Series. Opening Day for the upcoming 2010 season is on April 4th.
Major League Baseball on CBS Radio ended on 1997-10-26.
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League ended in 1954.
National Colored Base Ball League ended in 1887.
National Negro Labor Council ended in 1956.
American Negro Labor Congress ended in 1930.
The baseball season can begin as early as late March and end as late as early November.
The regular-season is scheduled to end on Sunday, October 3rd.
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Second Ward Negro Elementary School ended in 1954.