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 >>
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 >>
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
When it's suing the wrong entity.
Joe growls at the Michael Vick dogfighting scandal.
Joe to Hank Aaron: Don't sell out! Back Barry!
Come, senators, congressmen, please heed Joe's call.
Our Negro Leaguer weighs in again on the radio jock's fall from grace.
Racism takes many forms, some more obvious than others.
Joe breaks it down, Bible-style.
(And Mayor Whitteaker doesn't come out looking too good.)
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