History of Baseball inHistory of Baseball inthe United Statesthe United Statesby Bryce Alonsoby Bryce Alonso
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.
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.
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.
Jackie Robinsonwas the first blackbaseball player toplay in the MLB.He played for theBrooklyn Dodgers(Now known as theLos AngelesDodgers).JackieRobinson