Black College Nines

A Blog of the College Baseball Hall of Fame's Black College Legends and Pioneers Committee

College Baseball HOF Voting Underway

The members of our Black College Legends and Pioneers Committee (listed to the right) have been sent their ballots with the names of seven candidates for consideration into this year’s class (2015) of the National College Baseball Hall of Fame.  For a list of former selections to the HOF and links to their biographies, please click on […]

Welcome to Black College Nines

This site is designed to give followers of Historically Black College and University baseball an opportunity to learn more about the rich history of African-Americans in college baseball.  While there are a number of very good sites dedicated to HBCU baseball, most deal primarily with current news, teams and ballplayers.  From time to time, we too will […]

Andre Dawson (FAMU)

July 25, 2010 will always be an important day on the baseball calendar of Florida A&M baseball.  On this date, former Rattler Andre Dawson became the first FAMU alum to be inducted into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Dawson’s pro career is well documented and most baseball fans are familiar with his professional career, […]