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  • 1. History of Baseball inHistory of Baseball inthe United Statesthe United Statesby Bryce Alonsoby Bryce Alonso
  • 2. Players in theNegro League• White racial riots would cometo watch these games just totaunt and make fun of theseplayers.• These “fans” would call names,throw food, and even threatenthem.This cruelty needed tostop.
  • 3. In the Beginning...In the Beginning...Baseball was not allfun and games when itfirst originated.When baseballoriginated, africanamericans were notallowed to play withthe white men.
  • 4. Early African AmericanEarly African AmericanBaseballBaseballSince the “blacks” weren’t allowed to play with the“whites”, the African Americans went and built theirown league that they could play in.This league was publicly know as the NegroLeague.
  • 5. Jackie Robinsonwas the first blackbaseball player toplay in the MLB.He played for theBrooklyn Dodgers(Now known as theLos AngelesDodgers).JackieRobinson
  • 6. Brooklyn
  • 7. Los Angeles
  • 8. 42There has been a movie createdabout Jackie Robinson’s baseballlife.This movie is called 42 because thatwas his number in the majorleagues.
  • 9. Satchel PaigeSatchel Paige couldhave been one of thebest pitchers of alltime in Major LeagueBaseball.Most of his statisticswere not recordedbecause he playedmost of his career inthe Negro Leagues.
  • 10. Satchel Paige
  • 11. George “Babe” RuthBabe Ruth isarguably one ofthe best baseballplayers of alltime.He played for theNew York Yankees.(one of the mostsuccessful teamsever)
  • 12. Lou Gehrig• Lou Gehrig wasarguably one of thebest 1st basemanever to play thegame.• Lou Gehrig died ofwhat is known thesedays as Lou Gehrig’sdisease.
  • 13. Lou gehrig’s disease• This disease is a diseasethat effects the brain andthe spinal chord.• This is a fatal (deathly)disease and has no cure asof today.
  • 14. Yankees•Lou Gehrig played forthe NewYorkYankeesalong with Babe Ruth.
  • 15. New York YankeesThe Yankees areviewed as the mostsuccessful team of alltime.They have had someof the best playerslike: Babe Ruth, LouGehrig, and alsoMickie Mantle (not inSlide Show)
  • 16. Aroldis Chapman
  • 17. Fastest pitch• Aroldis Chapman in currentlyplaying for the CincinnatiReds.• He holds the fastest pitch ofall time in baseball, standing at105 mph.
  • 18. conclusion• In conclusion the reasonI wanted to do this reportis:• To teach about the pastimeof baseball.• To teach how AfricanAmericans werediscriminated in the “olddays” of America.
  • 19. Thanks for watching!!
  • 20. Credits/SourcesCredits/