The most famous negro league players were pitcher Satchell Paige and catcher Josh Gibson.
In 1999, Negro league pitcher, Joe Williams, was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. His nickname was "Cyclone Joe", and later known as "Smokey Joe".
Josh Gibson was a real person. He played in the old Negro League and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972 under the Negro League category.
Cool Pappa Bell was a player in the old Negro League. A native of Mississippi, Bell was elected by the special Negro League committee to the baseball Hall of Fame in 1977.
He was a Negro League manager. He also had a seat on the Negro League Board.
Technically, it was Jackie Robinson, who played in the Negro Leagues before he broke major league baseball's color line in 1947. But Satchel Paige's induction in 1971 was primarly for his legendary career in Negro League baseball.
The Negro League was a league founded by Ruth Foster. The Negro League let black people play baseball in their own league. The Negro League was the major league for black people. Most people do not believe this but the Negro League was rougher than the major league back around the 1900s. When Ruth Foster died the Negro League shut down. A few years later Gus Greenlee took over the Negro League. He was a manager of a team. He had the team with Sachel Paige on it. If you weren't aware he was the best Negro baseball player.
Baseball player Buck Leonard played in the Negro League. Buck Leonard was a first baseman in the League and started playing in 1933. IN 1972 he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
In 1971 the Baseball Hall of Fame Special Committee on Negro Leagues, elected Satchel Paige to the H of F. Paige became the first Aferican American pitcher to be elected to the H of F.
James "Cool Papa" Bell was a Negro league baseball player. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.
The Negro League Baseball Team who had the initials BB on their uniforms were the Birmingham Black Barons
It was not different at all just negro is all black
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A former Negro League baseball player.
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The Negro Leagues began when major league baseball established a color line to keep nonwhite players from participating.
The negro leauges brought over the idea of night games by introducing lighting syytems to staduims
Jackie Robinson While this answer is technically correct, the first player from the Negro Leagues to be elected the the Baseball Hall of Fame, and did not play in the Major Leagues, was Josh Gibson, who was elected, along with Buck Leonard, in 1972, by the special committee on Negro Leagues.