The last Negro Leagues teams folded in the early 1960s, but their legacy lives on through the surviving players and the Negro League Baseball Museum.
It's save to say that African Americans have made several leaps and bounds over the years. Coming from days of picking coton in the fields to the days of living in the White House. From days were blacks could not play on the same team as whites to “Jackie Robinson Day” in the MLB.
Credit: Negro League Baseball Museum