MLB, Players Association to provide $1 million to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to preserve history and inspire future generations of minority players

KANSAS CITY — The Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball today announced that they are jointly contributing $1 million to the Kansas City-based Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM). The grant will strive to inspire future generations of minority youth to play baseball by helping to ensure the Museum’s sustainability as the preservationists […]

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MLB, EVERFI to Launches “Summer Slugger”

NEW YORK — EVERFI and Major League Baseball have announced the national launch of Summer Slugger, a free baseball-themed educational course aimed at preventing students from losing critical math and literacy skills during the summer months.  MLB worked with EVERFI, a digital learning innovator, to create the interactive course that targets 4th and 5th graders.  Summer Slugger is a […]

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2017 MLB Mock HBCU Draft

By Michael Coker, Black College Nines With 40 rounds of the Major League Baseball(MLB) draft coming up June 12th, the 2017 draft class is expected to be stacked with top HBCU pitching prospects and good hitting position players. Here is a list of ten possible selections. Philadelphia Phillies  According to information from a scouting source, […]

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