Author: Black College Nines

Now Offering Current HBCU Baseball News

Beginning with the 2015 baseball season, we will begin updating the site with current HBCU baseball news.  Michael Coker, who provided similar updates to the now dormant Black College Baseball site, will serve as our lead contributing writer.  Michael can…

HBCU Baseball Team Links Page

Thanks to Cheyney University athletic director, Ruffin Bell, who ran the now dormant website Black College Baseball, we now have access to his HBCU baseball team links page.  All team site links should now be up to date.  Please look…

Welcome Back 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.  This site will be comprised of research on black college baseball’s past and integrators of non-HBCU…

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…

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…

Tip of the Hat to the ABAA

First… what’s the ABAA?  The acronym stands for Aggie Baseball Alumni Association, the support arm of North Carolina A&T baseball.  And that’s not just monetary support!  A stated goal of the group is to also preserve the history of Aggie baseball. …

About this site…

In late 2010, a few of us HBCU (Historically Black College and University) baseball enthusiasts  were approached by College Baseball Hall of Fame executive director, Mike Gustafson about establishing a category of honorees to be selected from both HBCU schools and other African-American pioneers of college baseball.  The initial…