Saving Stories: Jackie's Triumph Meant The Eventual Death Of The Negro Baseball League

Apr 19, 2016

In this episode of Saving Stories we hear from Effa Manley, a powerful co-owner of the Newark Eagles of the Negro Baseball League.  She says the integration of Major League Baseball in 1947 hastened the demise of a business she and other black entrepreneurs helped create and sustain.

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The full story is explored in the Nunn Center's new podcast series called the Wisdom Project.

Effa Manley, visionary co-owner of the Newark Eagles Negro League Baseball Team
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