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The Negro League players were an inspiration to kids playing on baseball fields all across the country.  The work they did in the sports arena opened the doors for many other individuals. The Negro Southern League Museum is proud to honor and recognize the legends of the Negro League

 

 

 

 

Dick Scruggs,  The Birmingham News Article, July 12, 2018

By AL.com – Dick Scruggs is shown at Birmingham’s Rickwood Field. (Brian Williams | For AL.com)(Brian Williams)

 

 

Ernest Fanns,  The Birmingham News Article, July 25, 2018

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of stories about the experiences of former Negro League baseball players, provided in conjunction with Negro Southern League Museum

The Negro Southern League Museum regrets to inform the passing of beloved Negro League Player, James "Jake" Sanders.

See Letter from Mayor Randall Woodfin to the family of the beloved Mr. Jake Sanders.