The Negro Southern League was created in 1920 by a group of African-American businessmen and baseball enthusiasts. From 1920 until its demise in 1951, the Negro Southern League served as a feeder route for many great black baseball players to go on to the Negro American League and Negro National League. The league was formed in a meeting...

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Black Barons

The Birmingham Black Barons were organized in 1920 as the Birmingham Stars, one of the first eight teams of the Negro Southern League. That same year, Rube Foster organized the Negro National League. Frank Perdue paid $200...


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Drive by and celebrate Jackie Robinson Day with us!

See Negro and Industrial League Players

Saturday, April 10, 2021

1-3 PM

Appointments Required


Due to concerns related to COVID-19, at this time the NSLM is only receiving guests by appointment only.  Tours are provided on a first-come, first-served basis to those that schedule their visit 24 hours in advance.  If you would like to make a same day appointment, call the NSLM at (205) 581-3040.

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