Black Diamonds

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SiriusXM and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum will present an exclusive new podcast series, Black Diamonds. Hosted by museum president and historian Bob Kendrick, the podcast will showcase the history of the Negro Leagues, highlighting the players, people and events that shaped them, as well as spotlighting the leagues’ achievements and innovations during a time of segregation and inequality. Listeners will hear the stories of baseball legends like Jackie Robinson, Oscar Charleston, Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige, and important figures like Rube Foster, Effa Manley, Buck O’Neil and many more.

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"The Second Man on the Moon": Bob Kendrick and Larry Doby Jr. on the Life of Larry Doby, plus Remembrances of Mudcat Grant
01:08:56

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Interviews with Larry Doby and Effa Manley appear courtesy of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries 

Ted Williams' Hall of Fame Speech  Courtesy of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum - The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum on Youtube

 

Jun 17, 2021
"The Greatest Baseball Player You've Never Heard Of": Bob Kendrick and Jeremy Beer on the Great Oscar Charleston
00:49:14

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Gordon Hopkins audio is courtesy of the University of Baltimore Oral Histories -https://archive.org/details/ubaltaudio

Jimmy Crutchfield audio originally recorded with Stephen Banker

To learn more about the great Oscar Charleston, check out the award-winning Oscar Charleston: The Life and Legend of Baseball's Greatest Forgotten Player by Jeremy Beer - https://amzn.to/3iusnWY

Jun 10, 2021
"Style and Flair": A Conversation with Ozzie Smith
01:00:55

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Jack Marshall audio is from an interview with Stephen Banker

Gordon Hopkins audio is courtesy of the University of Baltimore Oral Histories -https://archive.org/details/ubaltaudio

 

 

 

 

Jun 03, 2021
"The Cuban Stars": Bob Kendrick, Fredi González, and Eduardo Pérez on Martín Dihigo and the Cuban Superstars of the Negro Leagues
01:00:04

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May 27, 2021
"Satchel Paige, Barnstorming Legend" Part 2: with Texas Rangers Pitcher Taylor Hearn
00:50:06

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May 20, 2021
"Satchel Paige, Barnstorming Legend" Part 1: Bob Kendrick and Larry Tye on the Greatest Of All Time
01:04:16

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Read  "Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend" by Larry Tye - https://amzn.to/3fvUfXD

Hear more of Satchel Paige at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum - https://bit.ly/3bHXM4a

May 20, 2021
"The Black Aces": David Price, CC Sabathia, and Dave Stewart sit down with Bob Kendrick
01:05:40

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May 13, 2021
"The Queen of the Negro Leagues": Bob Kendrick & Jim Overmyer on the Legacy of Effa Manley
00:52:40

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Interviews with Effa Manley and  Monte Irvin appear courtesy of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries 

May 06, 2021
"The Homestead Grays" Part 2: with Washington Nationals First Baseman Josh Bell
00:42:57

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Apr 29, 2021
"The Homestead Grays" Part 1: Bob Kendrick on Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard, and the Most Dominant Franchise in Baseball History
00:36:23

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Apr 29, 2021
"The Most Influential Man in Baseball History": Bob Kendrick & Kenny Williams on the life and legacy of Rube Foster
01:02:17

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Apr 22, 2021
"Why Jackie?" Part 2: Bob Kendrick & Arnold Rampersad on the life of Jackie Robinson
00:33:06

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Apr 15, 2021
"Why Jackie?" Part 1: Bob Kendrick & Jerry Hairston on the life of Jackie Robinson
01:00:10

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Apr 15, 2021
History of the Negro Leagues Trailer
00:02:50

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum President and Historian Bob Kendrick previews this new series which will highlight the incredible tales and accomplishments of the players that starred in this league. 

Mar 31, 2021