Wikimedia CommonsBuck O'Neil, Kansas City Monarchs manager, first black coach in Major League Baseball and founder of the Negro Leagues Museum.The count is rising against the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City.Strike one: The recession, which is hurting museums all over the country, but ... More >>
Photo courtesy Sean MuhammadThis photo of Prince Joe Henry will soon be a logo on a line of replica Negro League apparel.Just got word that Sean Muhammad, grandson of former Negro Leaguer (and Riverfront Times columnist) "Prince" Joe Henry, is coming out with a line of baseball collectibles to honor ... More >>
It's with a heavy heart that I pass along news of the death of Joe Henry. The former Negro League baseball player died early Friday morning after suffering several weeks of ill health. "Prince" Henry, as Joe was known on the ball diamond, played in the Negro Leagues throughout the 1950s, ... More >>
Prince Joe Henry, a native of Brooklyn, Illinois, and one of the Negro Leagues' last great entertainers, died yesterday. He was 78. Before it was cut short by injury in the late 1950s, Henry's career as an infielder included stints with the Memphis Red Sox, the Indianapolis Clowns, the Detroit Stars ... More >>
Former Negro League ballplayer and erstwhile Riverfront Times columnist Joe Henry is reportedly in grave health. Henry's grandson, Sean Muhammad, passed along word that the 80-year-old baseball legend has spent much of the past few weeks in the hospital. The doctors, according to Muhammad, have diag ... More >>
Readers of the long-running “Ask a Negro Leaguer” column in the Riverfront Times will soon be able to crack open a recently published memoir by Prince Joe Henry called Princoirs. nlbpa.com
Prince Joe dissects the firestorm surrounding Sherman George.
The Cards still don't have any blacks on their team. What else is new?
Joe makes a pitch for the Gateway Grizzlies
Jellyman asks for an update on the pension Prince Joe never got.
Summer in school, summer not.
Joe to Hank Aaron: Don't sell out! Back Barry!
Joe hears from the son of first-class pitcher Pat Scantlebury.
Why didn't the Cardinals skipper take more heat for his DUI?
Joe thinks so.
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