A Glimpse of Baseball's Past - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

    A Glimpse of Baseball's Past

    University of Georgia film archivist, Margie Compton recently discovered film showing African-American plantation workers taking part in a 1919 baseball game, possibly the first record of African Americans engaging in the national pastime. (Published Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013) University of Georgia film archivist, Margie Compton recently discovered film showing African-American plantation workers taking part in a 1919... See More