Date: March 23, 2019 to March 23, 2019
Where: Baseball Heritage Museum at League Park, 6601 Lexington Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44103
Event Type: Family
Ticket Price: N/A
When the history of baseball's Negro Leagues is told, the women who were part of the game should not be forgotten. During the early 1950s as the league was fighting for its survival, 3 women were signed and played for the Indianapolis Clowns. While racism and ‘Jim Crow' laws were rampant, these women also faced sexism from fans, teammates and opponents alike.They were not the only women in Negro League baseball. There was also Effa Manley - Co-Owner of the Newark Eagles with her husband Abe. Effa was active as manager and major promoter of the team. She was at the helm when the Eagles won the Negro League World Series in 1946 as well An ALL STAR YEar program . Free and open to all thanks to the support of Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC).