Negro Leagues "Beisbol"
Negro Leagues Beisbol was developed to honor and explore the connections of African
American baseball history to Hispanic cultures, communities, and countries. This
is a deep, rich history with origins in the late 1800’s. The exhibition featured profiles of significant baseball players, a timeline of American and Hispanic baseball
history, and detailed baseball histories of several countries.
In addition to this exhibit, this educational experience also featured the following:
- Professional Teacher Workshops
- Outreach/Partnerships with Local Schools
- Social Justice Conversations
- Community Engagement
- Integration of multiple modalities of learning through:
- Sean Kane Glove Art
- Jazz History
- NLB Cinema Documentaries
- "There was Always Sun Shining Someplace: Life in the Negro Baseball Leagues"
- "Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and the All-Black Professional Teams"
- Baseball's Been Very, Very Good to Me: Minnie Minoso Story"
- Presentation by Pedro Sierra, Negro League Baseball Player
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- Historic Traveling exhibit brings Civil Rights era history to students across West Virginia
- WVU CDCE brings traveling exhibit on African American Baseball and Hispanic Culture to Morgantown
- WV Illustrated: West Virginia Students to visit Historic Negro Leagues "Beisbol" Exhibit
- WVAlways.com: Mobile Exhibit from Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Visits Erickson Alumni Center