An independent blog by members of the College Baseball Hall of Fame's Black College Legends and Pioneers Committee and others who want to promote current HBCU baseball and its legacy.


SWAC Baseball Players of The Week Announced

DI/SWAC/Baseball   Courtesy: SWAC.org   BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For the second consecutive week, Alabama State University had a student-athlete earn the Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the Week award.  Freshman P.J. Harris (Frisco, Texas/Frisco) continued the Hornets streak.  Prairie View A&M University’s Charles Philpott (Missouri City, Texas/Hightower) and Jackson State University’s Alexander Juday (Ellwood, Ind.) […]

School Baseball Program Integrators of the ’70s

During this Black History Month observance, we are reminded of the scholar/athletes who were integrators of and pioneers in their college’s baseball programs.  My fellow committee member, Dr. John Winters and I have been researching these individuals by either uncovering the name of these athletes or working with school archives to discover such an individual.  While […]

The Major League Baseball Urban Invitational Will Air Live Broadcast

Michael Coker/Black College Nines   Major League Baseball Urban Invitational returns to New Orleans for the second consecutive year with MLB continue commitment to bring America’s pastime back to urban youth and their communities with a three-day tournament designed to showcase the baseball programs at historically black colleges and universities HBCUs.