Black College Nines

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

Category: General Posts

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 […]

Links to Stats for HBCU Ballplayers Taken in the 2009 MLB Draft

So, how are this year’s crop of HBCU pro baseball rookies doing? Below are links to stats for those first year MLB draft choices from HBCU schools… CJ Beatty North Carolina A&T Hiram Burgos Bethune Cookman Andrew Moss Lincoln (Mo.) Myrio Richard Prairie View A&M Anthione Shaw St Augustine’s College Jeff Squier Mississippi Valley State University Charles Thomas […]

2009 HBCU Freshmen All-Americans

Congratulations to the following ballplayers representing HBCU schools who were recently named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-Americans: Eduardo Gonzalez, Alcorn St. — Named Freshman of The Year in the Southwestern Athletic Conference and a second team league pick, he hit .419 with 11 doubles and 36 RBIs. He also had 83 total bases. Xavier Macklin, North […]

2009 HBCU Summer Assignments

The following are college baseball players at HBCU schools who have been assigned to summer collegiate teams for 2009 (last updates on 6/04/09).  This list will be updated as new information is received. Coastal Plains League Esterlin Paulino (North Carolina A&T) – Asheboro Copperheads Blaine McCraw (North Carolina A&T) – Asheboro Copperheads Chris Chapman (Bethune […]